BD_Weighing_of_the_Heart

Image: “The Weighing of the Heart from the Book of the Dead of Ani,” from Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BD_Weighing_of_the_Heart.jpg … DESCRIPTION: At left, Ani and his wife Tutu enter the assemblage of gods. At center, Anubis weighs Ani’s heart against the feather of Maat, observed by the goddesses Renenutet and Meshkenet, the god Shay, and Ani’s own ba. At right, the monster Ammut, who will devour Ani’s soul if he is unworthy, awaits the verdict, while the god Thoth prepares to record it. At top are gods acting as judges: Hu and Sia, Hathor, Horus, Isis and Nephthys, Nut, Geb, Tefnut, Shu, Atum, and Ra-Horakhty” … CREDITS: Photograph published 2001; artwork created c. 1300 BC, Photographed by the British Museum; original artist unknown.