Are there any Egyptian-influenced Transformers?

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  1. Karhukjnsi

    Karhukjnsi Universal Wrestler

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    I can't seem to distinctly recall any, me and my girl were trying to think of some concepts (like Sekhmet and Sebek). Are there any already existing (apart from the movie-version of the Fallen)?
     
  2. Autovolt 127

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    Beast Wars Megatron kinda me of a pharoah in my ways and tried to have himself treated as such.
     
  3. Thenames9

    Thenames9 D-d-d-d-duel!

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    Sadly, no. It would be awesome if the robot transformed into a scarab beetle. I think there was a BW Scarab Beetle, can't remember the name though.
     
  4. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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  5. Cast

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    I think if you go by master force one of the con pretenders were meant to be egyptian although personally I can't see it.
     
  6. Greyley

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    I don't know if its was intentional or not, but the striped things on the side of Mirage's head always reminded me of King Tut's headdress.
     
  7. D-Unit

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    I thought the Fallen in ROTF was supposed to look like he was wearing pharoah's crown
     
  8. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    There needs to be a TF with an Anubis alt mode.
     
  9. DinoFreakUSA

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    The Fallen from Revenge of the Fallen was based on the Egyptians Pharohs.
     
  10. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Derrick J Wyatt's initial sketch for Mirage (pre-Almanac) also took a lot more Egyptian cues than normal.
     
  11. Aernaroth

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    G1 Mirage's headsculpt was also very Egyptian-themed, in the same way the heads of many of the other G1 autobots drew from japanese, roman, or norse themes.
     
  12. Noideaforaname

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    A bit of a shame we didn't get a slew of Egyptian-themed TFs in RotF, what with the Pharaoh-esque Fallen and Pyramid plot.

    ...granted I'm not sure how far Hasbro could play with the theme, considering they want to stick with real, motorized vehicles and not animals/monuments/wooden vessels/ark of the covenant/etc..
     
  13. Jetbolt

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    I think BW Quickstrike color scheme might have a Egyptian theme going on.
     
  14. AMG

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    The Fallen from RotF definitely has the Egyptian Pharaoh influence in his design.
     
  15. Mako Crab

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    TM2 Cheetor from Beast Wars has a straight up, STRIPED PHARAOH'S GOATEE going on. Not to mention he's a cat and the Egyptians worship cats. :D 

    *edit*

    Uh. . . upon a 2nd look, it's more spotted than striped. False alarm.
     
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    i love how people keep mentioned the fallen from ROTF yet he was asking for robots that were egyptian-influenced that WEREN'T the fallen

    but on topic:to my knowledge, nothing was dramatically influenced by egyptian designs unfortunately outside of the fallen
     
  17. TrueNomadSkies

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    I really wish there was more than just him in the TF world, but I guess I get my Egyprian fix from Yugioh & Mummies Alive, and some of the Power Ranger toys count too I guess.
     
  18. RoccaDNB

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    Wasn't there a Pharaotron somwhere in a comic of a third-party product?
    City Commander maybe?
    Or something Takara, like Alternity?
     
  19. D-Unit

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    ^In the City Commander comic, yeah. I didn't think that counted though
     

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