Ammit


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Ammit

part hippopotamus, part lion, with jaws like a crocodile’s. [Egypt. Myth.: Leach]

Ammit

half-hippopotamus, half-lion monster of underworld; ate the sinful. [Egyptian Myth.: Leach, 50]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Koo, K.L., Ammit, A.J., Tran,V.H., Duke, C.C., and Roufogalis, B.D.
This led to a bootless meditation on Pythagorean numerology; bird, bull and scarab symbolism; and whether Angleton was the twentieth-century equivalent of Osiris, and the polygraph a twentieth-century equivalent of the feather from the headdress of Maat, Goddess of Truth, against which in the Egyptian Book of the Dead our hearts are weighed on the underworld scale, while Ammit waits to gobble them up.
(83.) Koo KL, Ammit AJ, Tran VH, Duke CC, Roufogalis BD.
Ko, K.L.K., Ammit, A.J., Tran, V.H., Duke, C.C., Roufogalis, B.D., 2001.
Jiang, X., Williams, K.M., Liauw, W.S., Ammit, A.J., Roufogalis, B.D., Duke, C.C., Day, R.O., McLachlan, A.J., 2004.