The Red Crown, the White Crown, and the Double Crown are all combined to depict a united Egypt. Egypt was stronger when it was a united nation, even if it wasn’t always that way. As a result, unification was desired. The first man to wear this crown was Narmer (Menes), the founder of the First … Read more

Winged Solar Disk

Horus Behudety (Horus of Edfu) assumes this shape during his confrontations with Seth. Horus was transformed into a sun-disk with magnificent spread wings thanks to the deity Thoth’s sorcery. In the form of uraeus snakes, the goddesses Nekhbet and Uazet joined him at his side.


Horus’s sagacious eye. Symbolizes protection and healing. Wadjet (also written as Wedjat, Uadjet, Wedjoyet, Edjo, or Uto, and as The Eye of Ra or “Udjat”) is the goddess who represents the eye. Horus was a sky god in ancient Egypt who was generally represented as a falcon. The Sun Ra was identified with his right … Read more

Primordial Hill

The Egyptians believed that this hill arose from the turmoil of creation to create dry land. The Egyptians were enthralled by the idea of this hill rising, and it was used for everything from temple layouts to possible inspiration for the pyramids.

Feather of Maat

Truth, justice, morality, and balance are all represented by this symbol. It was the pharaoh’s responsibility to protect Maat. Maat was lost and the world was thrown into turmoil when a pharaoh died; only the coronation of a new pharaoh could restore Maat.


Because it rolls a ball of dung across the ground, it is known as the dung beetle. The Egyptians saw this behavior and compared it to the sun’s orb rolling across the sky. They mistook this balled food supply for the egg sack produced and buried in the sand by the mother dung beetle. The … Read more


The Hedjet, or White Crown, symbol is a long, elongated shape that looks like a stretched gourd. It was the crown of Upper Egypt’s monarchs, as opposed to the Deshret, which was the Red Crown worn by Lower Egypt’s rulers.


The Nemes, a rectangular blue and gold striped fabric used by Egyptian pharaohs, is a symbol of ancient Egypt. The Egyptian lion’s mane inspired the Nemes’ appearance. Indeed, if the lion is the king of all animals, the pharaoh is the ruler of all humans, according to ancient Egyptians.