mythology, Ammit (also spelt Ammut,
and Ahemait) was the personification of divine
retribution for all the wrongs one had committed
in life. Ammit was said to live near the scales
of justice, in the underworld, Duat,
where the hearts of the dead were weighed by
against Ma'at, the principle of truth and justice.
The hearts of those who failed the test were
given to Ammit to devour, and their souls were
not permitted to enter Aaru,
having to be restless forever - dying a second
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