Ammut awaits the judgment of the heart while Thoth records the result. Will our little monster get a tasty snack and doom this person? Or will they make it to a happy afterlife?

The Egyptian Book of the Dead contains spells used to help the dead through the Underworld. (Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead)

Papyrus Paintings from the Book of the Dead  Thoth, god of writing, gives the hieroglyphs for 'all life and dominion' to Osiris

Papyrus Paintings from the Book of the Dead Thoth, god of writing, gives the hieroglyphs for 'all life and dominion' to Osiris. (also believed to be the Emerald Tablets of Thoth).

Fragment de papyrus : animaux dans un quadrillage; 1479-1069 av JC. L'art du contour - Le dessin dans l'Égypte ancienne.

Fragment de papyrus : animaux dans un quadrillage; 1479-1069 av JC. L'art du contour - Le dessin dans l'Égypte ancienne.

https://flic.kr/p/8U9bZk | Tumba del escriba Menna : Sheikh Abd el-Qurna TT69 , Luxor Tumba de un noble escriba. Tutmosis IV ?

dwellerinthelibrary: “ In a reed skiff, a man holds a foreleg and a heart - components of the Opening of the Mouth ceremony - while a woman sits in the prow. Perhaps they represent Menna, the owner of.

Wattup, Horus.

Horus: A god regarded as the protector of the monarchy, typically represented as a falcon-headed man. He assumed various aspects: in the myth of Isis and Osiris he was the posthumous son of the latter, whose murder he avenged

Coffin of Denit-Aset from Persian Period. Isis over the mummy. Ancient Egypt.

Coffin's 'Odd' Art Hints at Ancient Egypt's Brain Drain - An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region.

Tomb 3 (Khnumhotep II), one of the most notable at Beni Hassan, dates to the early 12th dynasty (1991-1783BC) Middle Kingdom. The deceased was a high official of the ancient administration area, the Oryx.

Image: Egyptian - Birds in an acacia tree, wall painting from Tomb of Khnumhotep III, Beni Hasan, Middle Kingdom

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