The internet loves cats. So did the Ancient Egyptians – and Bastet, their cat goddess, was also a goddess of protection, fertility and the pleasures of life. Lilies, conversely, have acquired an association with purity, innocence, renewal and death. <br><br> This design speaks of a little bit of both – contrasting and completing each other in a cycle – with a bit of an ancient Egyptian flair added into the mix. <br><br> If you like cats, lilies or ancient Egyptian deities, this might be a design for you.
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This incredible papyrus, recently discovered, changes the whole understanding on the purpose of the great egyptian pyramids. The cryptic inscription talks about a place, maybe on this life, maybe in paradise, for the favorite sport of the pharaoh.
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This design includes the Stargate SG-1 Project Earth patch worn by all members of Stargate teams throughout the 10 season run of the TV Series (1997–2007) and this particular version features a nice vintage treatment to give it a look like it's seen more than a little off-world travel.
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This Ancient Egyptian inspired design by artist Jeff Bartels features a decorative scarab beetle with large wings. Two oval disks appear at the top and bottom of the pattern with a small ankh symbol in the center of the upper plate. The symmetrical design is decorated with intricate dots and lines which gives the pattern a sophisticated feel. The design is finished with rough textures and natural colors which gives this stylish Egyptian symbol a unique look.
Tags: scarab-beetle, egyptian-scarab-beetle, winged-scarab, ancient-egypt, ankh