Egyptian symbol tattoos are very common and look great on any part of the body. Commonly the symbols are mixed with hieroglyphs or god images to portray either a certain meaning or an attractive look.
Here are some common Egyptian Symbols and their meanings
Ankh (crux ansata) - This was also known as the key of life (or the Nile) and was the symbol for eternal life.
Shenu (cartouche) - This is a symbol of eternity or an infinite cycle. The oval line protects the name of royalty or sacred figures.
Flail and crook - A symbol of Royalty, majesty and dominon. This would be found on Kings and gods.
Djed - Known as the backbone of the god Osiris this symbol represents stability.
Feather of Maat - Represents truth, justice, morality and balance.
Shen - A loop of rope that has no beginning and no end, a sign of eternity.
Edjat - Healing and protection.
Sa - Symbol of protection.
Sekhem - Symbol of authority.
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