holds the flail and crook, emblems of majesty and dominion. The deeds of the deceased, or of the candidate, typified by a vase containing his heart, are being weighed in the scales of justice by Anubis and Horus against an ostrich-feather, emblem of truth, in the opposite scale. The ostrich-feather, as the emblem of truth, is thus depicted in the hieroglyphics: Thoth (Hermes, Mercury, or the Divine Intellect) presents the result to Osiris. Close by is Cerberus, guardian of the gates. Below the candidate is such attended by the goddesses of Truth and
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