How do the Egyptians ideas about how the universe originated, its ongoing operation and structure, and its ultimate fate, illuminate Maat? What aspects of Maat are implicit in Egyptian creation mythology?How do the myths of Isis and Osiris, and of the myths of humanitys rebellion against the sun-god Re, illuminate Maat? What aspects of Maat are especially stressed in these myths? What aspects are less stressed?How do Egypts wisdom texts and its pessimistic texts illustrate Maat? What aspects of Maat are especially stressed in these texts?What is the difference between cosmic Maat and social Maat? In what ways do cosmic and social Maat coincide or intersect? Which sorts of texts can we use to learn about these two different aspects of Maat?