The figurative expression is an important element of rhetoric and style. It appears almost in all languages and at all times. It can be defined as a group of words that include a comparison, a simile or a figurative sense. These expressions refer to similarities of shape, color, feature or function. Two important elements of figurative expressions are “simile” and “metaphor”. Without exception, the figurative language is found in the royal inscriptions of Ancient Egypt. This paper will look at the type, purpose and function of animal figurative expressions in the royal inscriptions of the 18th Dynasty.