Am-heh

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Am-heh in hieroglyphs
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Am-heh
devourer of millions

In Egyptian mythology, Am-heh was a minor god from the underworld, whose name means "devourer of millions". He was depicted as a man with the head of a dog who lived in a lake of fire. Am-heh could only be controlled by the god Atum.[1]

He is sometimes confused with Ammit, another underworld creature who ate the hearts of dead who did not pass the scales of Ma'at.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Hart, The Routledge dictionary of Egyptian gods and goddesses, Psychology Press, 2005, via Google Books