The deity Ma’at is ubiquitous in Ancient Egyptian tomb art. She also represents truth, order and justice, all influential concepts in Egyptian culture. The idea of ma’at is especially important in the funerary practices of the upper echelons of society. This article will explore Ma’at as a symbol of major ideas, as part of the Ennead and her role in tomb art. The presence of Ma’at in the Book of the Dead is also a prominent depiction of her power in Egyptian society. The article aims to highlight the significance of Ma’at throughout multiple eras in Egyptian history.
Schroeder, Tali M.
"Ma’at as a Theme in Ancient Egyptian Tomb Art,"
Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 5
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ojur/vol5/iss1/1