Ma'at

Appearance:

  • Woman with a feather on her head
  • A feather

Ma'at was the goddess of truth, justice and harmony. She was associated with the balance of things on earth.

Ma'at pendant
Ma'at pendant

Ma'at was the daughter of the sun god Ra.

Pharaohs are frequently shown in wall reliefs making an offering of Ma'at to the gods-showing that they are preserving harmony and justice on earth.

The vizier who was in charge of the law courts was known as the 'priest of Ma'at'.