Maat

Egyptian deity and concepts of truth, order and justice / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Maat or Maʽat (Egyptian: mꜣꜥt /ˈmuʀʕat/, Coptic: ⲙⲉⲓ)[1] refers to the ancient Egyptian concepts of truth, balance, order, harmony, law, morality, and justice. Ma'at was also the goddess who personified these concepts, and regulated the stars, seasons, and the actions of mortals and the deities who had brought order from chaos at the moment of creation. Her ideological opposite was Isfet (Egyptian jzft), meaning injustice, chaos, violence or to do evil.

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Ma'at
Maat is both the goddess and the personification of truth, cosmic balance, and justice. Her ostrich feather represents truth.
Name in hieroglyphs



Major cult centerAll ancient Egyptian cities
Symbolscales, ostrich feather
ParentsRa and Hathor
ConsortThoth
OffspringSeshat
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