It was ruled by Ra From 8,000 BC to 3,000 BC. During his reign, he took some Ancient Egyptians from Earth and transported them to Abydos. He used the humans as slaves and made them build the Great Pyramids of Giza as it is known today, to use as landing sites for Ha'tak vessels. Around the year 3,000 BC, a rebellion took place, forcing Ra to flee from Egypt and Earth. (Stargate) (SG1: "Moebius, Part 1")
In 1928, Professor Paul Langford discovered the alpha Stargate in Giza. The DHD had been discovered by a German expedition in 1906 and was taken by the Russians after the end of World War II in 1945. (SG1: "Watergate", "The Tomb")
- It was also known as the last place of residence of alternate doctor Daniel Jackson. It was destroyed by the Goa'uld during their invason on Earth. (SG1: "There But for the Grace of God")
- A member of the security team with Major Lorne can be seen with an Egyptian flag patch in Tabula Rasa when they attempt to capture Teyla.
Behind the scenesEdit
Much of Ancient Egyptian Mythology is used as one of the main storylines in the Stargate universe. For instance most Goa'uld were named after the gods from this period (Ra, Apophis, Hathor, Osiris, Isis, Anubis, Heru'ur, Seth)
- Egypt on Wikipedia