Thousands of years ago, three aliens named Set, Hathor and Thoth came to Egypt to rule the Earth after being exiled from their planet. Establishing themselves as deities to the primitive humans, the trio were worshipped by the Egyptian population, who served them as slaves and constructed temples in their honor.
Discovering an Egyptian slavemaster bullying a worker through a modified Ring of Eternity, Sonic the Hedgehog and Amy traveled to ancient Egypt and tackled the official, earning them the attention of Set, Hathor and Thoth. However, Set's brutal attempts to demand respect from the skeptical Sonic earned him his fellow aliens' ire. Discovering their true nature, Sonic defeated Set for the slaves, who became free once they realized their deities were mortals. Refusing defeat, Set shot his fellow aliens and following Sonic and Amy back to Mobius, only to end up in the Limbo Dimension.
- Egypt and its culture is based on the real-life country several millennia ago.
- In the Sonic the Hedgehog film, Sonic goes through Egypt during his chase with Robotnik.
- In the Sonic X comic, Eggman ordered Decoe and Bocoe to take the Egg Carrier to Egypt, saying that he and Bokkun would make it there in the space shuttle.