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Ma'at
Maat
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mꜣꜥt
Maat
Period of
worship
Old KingdomRoman Period
Cult center None specificly
Symbol(s) Ostrich feather
Association Truth, justice, order, balance
Appearance Anthropoid, feathered wings
Greek
equivalent(s)
Themis
Father Ra
Mother Hathor
Spouse(s) Thoth
Issue Seshat

Ma'at is the ancient Egyptian concept of truth, justice, order, and balance/harmony in both nature and society. 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 Asfet, meaning injustice, chaos, violence or to do evil.

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