The Maat is sometimes a flat platform on which deities stand on , however here we will talk about Maat as the representation of the ethical and moral principle that every Egyptian citizen was expected to follow. Maat was personified as a goddess in which an ostrich feather is the primary symbol of the concept. The Feather of Truth .
What the Maat symbolises to the Ancient Egyptians
Morality and Justice
These principles and rules sought to avert chaos and it became the basis of Egyptian law. From an early period the Pharaohs would describe himself as the “Lord of Maat”.
Maat was also personified as a goddess regulating the stars, seasons, and the actions of both mortals and the deities, who set the order of the universe from chaos at the moment of creation
Hieroglyphic for Maat: