The Meaning of maat

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Abstract

Maat is a fundamental philosophical concept permeating every aspect of ancient Egyptian culture. Though no single word can encompass all its complex meanings, maat is often translated as truth, justice, balance, and harmony.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgypt
Subtitle of host publicationland and lives of the pharaohs revealed
EditorsBelinda Bolliger
Place of PublicationRowville, Vic.
PublisherFive Mile Press
Pages82-83
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)1741248507
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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    Evans, L. (2005). The Meaning of maat. In B. Bolliger (Ed.), Egypt: land and lives of the pharaohs revealed (pp. 82-83). Rowville, Vic.: Five Mile Press.