Egyptian Sign Tattoos

egyptian sign tattoo

One of the richest and the oldest civilizations that is still surrounded with mystery and secrets is Egyptian culture. The Egyptian hieroglyphs were used as a picture writing and the language was the richest and till now it has no identical one. The symbols are now used as sign tattoos that carry unique meaning.

egyptian sign tattoo

The Ankh Sign Tattoo

Ankh symbol is the most popular Egyptian tattoo that is found in Egyptian hieroglyphs. The sign symbolizes eternal life. The Egyptians believed in life after death and the ankh was the symbol to protect them while passing to the afterlife. The Ankh is a cross with a circle on the top. The sign also symbolizes the sacred connection of man and woman. The symbol was pictured in the arms and hands of gods, on the tombs and walls of the pyramids and later it had become a tattoo symbol.

The Scarab Sign Tattoo

Scarab sign resembles embellished beetle and for Egyptians it was one of the main symbols. Egyptian god Khepri pictured as a scarab that rolled the sun across the sky. The scarab symbolizes rebirth and resurrection, protection and renewal. Live scarabs were buried with the mummies, while the images of scarabs were pictured on the tombs and walls of pyramid.

Scarab tattoo is inked in bright colors in Neo Traditional style. It is more often a small tattoo on arm, neck or wrist.

Eye of Horus Sign Tattoo

Eye of Horus is the All – Seeing Eye. According to legend the god of sky Horus sacrificed his eye during battle. The symbol resembles an eye, teardrop and a spiraled line on the right corner. The eye symbolizes protection, the teardrop is the scar that Horus got during the battle with Set. The spiral line is the serpent, a sacred animal for Horus and the protector of Egypt.

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