Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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Egyptian Destruction Goddess

Also known as Ahemait, Amemait, Ammam, Ammut

Picture of the Egyptian Destruction Goddess Ammit from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The Devourer of Souls

She’s a demonic Goddess who is part hippo, part croc and part lion, a scary combination that’s put to good use when a soul’s judgment day comes.

Ammit lurks under the Scales of Justice while Osiris, Thoth and Maat weigh up the evidence. If your soul is deemed unworthy, she pops out and gobbles it up. And that’s the end of you.

Ammit Facts and Figures

Name: Ammit
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ahemait, Amemait, Ammam, Ammut

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Destruction
Area of expertise: Destruction

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 8162

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Article last revised on November 11, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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