More Picture
Encyclopedias
https://www.storyboardthat.com/mythology/ammut
x
Storyboard That Logo

Want to create storyboards like this one?

Super Storyboarder says to Use Storyboard That!

Try Storyboard That!

Create a storyboard

Ammut is a creature that is part crocodile, lion or leopard, and hippopotamus. She is known as the Devourer of the Dead because she devours the souls and hearts of those who are found unworthy on Ma’at’s scales of justice.

Ammut was a creature, sometimes called a goddess, that sat at the right hand of Osiris in front of Ma’at’s scales of justice. Anubis, the god of death, would escort souls to the scales for their judgment. Ma’at would place the deceased’s heart on a scale, and balance it with an ostrich feather. If the heart was too heavy, it was too full of impurities to move on into Duat, the Egyptian underworld. Ammut would eat the heart, and the soul of the deceased was doomed to wander restlessly throughout eternity, never finding peace or rest.

Ammut was a frightful creature, with the head of a crocodile, the forequarters of a lion or a leopard, and the hindquarters of a hippopotamus. She was sometimes called the Protector of Osiris, god of the underworld, because she was so frightening and she was rarely ever not by his side.


Be sure to look at our lesson plans on the Egyptian myths!

Ammut

Parents

Unknown


Domain

Underworld


Symbols

Ma’at’s Scales of Justice


Notable Myths

  • Ma’at’s Scales of Justice
  • Anubis
  • Protector of Osiris

Bring This to Your Classroom!

Our digital picture encyclopedia resources have easy to understand information with a visual in order to activate understanding and retention. Storyboard That is passionate about creating resources that inspire children to be storytellers, and we want students of all ages to have the ability to showcase what they have learned.

Student Presenting a Storyboard
  • Assign a term/person/event to each student to complete their own storyboard.
  • Create your own picture encyclopedia of a topic you are studying.
  • Create a picture encyclopedia of the people in your class or school.
  • Post storyboards to class and school social media channels.
  • Copy and edit these storyboards and encyclopedia pictures and use them as references or visuals.

Learn more about Egyptian, Norse, and Greek mythology!
View All Teacher Resources
*(This Will Start a 2-Week Free Trial - No Credit Card Needed)
https://www.storyboardthat.com/mythology/ammut
© 2023 - Clever Prototypes, LLC - All rights reserved.
StoryboardThat is a trademark of Clever Prototypes, LLC, and Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office