Designs of Egyptian Tattoos

From history we can know that Egyptian culture is the culture that is most ancient and most fantastic and it still has so many fantastic and covered stories. You should know that symbols are the most important part of Egyptian culture. The Egyptian culture tells that they have come to our days with manuscripts and now they can be named the most common symbols and designs for tattooing.

Besides of being so interesting and fabulous Egyptian symbols have their main senses. So there are represented the most common designs of Egyptian tattoo that are certainly beloved today.

The Ankh Tattoo

The Ankh is the symbol of life’s key. Nile was politic the main lifeline of the Egyptian civilization and because of this The Ankh can be symbol of Nile. Tattoo artists are sure that The Ankh tattoo looks slashing on neck, spine, wrist and rib.



Hieroglyphs as Symbol for Tattooing

As you know Egyptians had their own hieroglyphs for transmitting information. Today hieroglyphs are also useable but they used as designs and of course for tattoos. So if you wish to get attractive and special tattoo with special sense, tattoo artists offer you to try to looking for more information about each hieroglyph that you are going to make.  


The Udjat (The Eye) Designs for Slashing Tattoo

The Eye as designs for tattoos is very common today. Both realistic design and symbols are also popular but The Udjat or The Eye has very particular sense and story. So according to mythology the Horus when strived with cross god Set lost his eye. Due to it The Udjat or The eye symbolizes the power and protection.


Cat as the symbol

As we notice cats have particular meaning in Egyptian culture. You should know that they were cults. According to the history cats’ goddess Bes saved Egyptian people from evil snake Agep. So cat can easily be pictured with Egyptian marks but more frequently you can meet pictured only cat eyes.


The Scarab Beetle Symbol

Scarab beetle is more frequently pictured with the The Udjat or The Ankh. Such tattoo makes multi tonal and it looks so impressive on back.


Anubis Tattoo

As you know from Egyptian history Anubis is the most fabulous god in Egyptian mythology. This is god of death and it human body with dog’s head. Such style will look so impressive if it done on spine or chest.



The Sphinx Tattoo

The next symbol of Egypt of course is the Sphinx. It can be used everywhere from tattoos up to exterior and interior.