The Gods of Ancient Egypt -- Ament


Other Names: Amentet

Patron of: the gates of the underworld

Appearance: a woman dressed in the robes of a queen.

Description: Ament is the consort of Aken, and it is she who greets the souls of the newly dead, offering them bread and water at the gates of the underworld following their arrival.

Worship: Not truly worshipped, but mentioned in many hymns and passages of The Book of the Dead.

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