In the pilot for "Stargate: Atlantis", the Wraith Queen's dinner table has what appears to be the head of a Mastadge for a centerpiece. The creature appeared in the 1994 movie "Stargate" (it was the large beast that took a liking to Daniel), but didn't otherwise appear in the series. However, the creature was seen on Abydos, which is located in the Milky Way galaxy... a galaxy that the Wraith have no knowledge of at this point.

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This is probably just a tip of the hat to the film that started it all, but it also makes me wonder what the Wraith Queen is doing with an animal that's indigenous to a world they can't reach.

Is the Mastadge head merely a nod to the original movie, or can this animal also be found in the Pegasus galaxy?

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    Is it confirmed that it is a mastadge head? I'd say it's just a prop being reused, though I could be wrong. – Sava Nov 1 '18 at 22:14
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    @Sava - well, that could be the answer to the question. I'm trying to figure out if it's meaningful, merely an easter egg, or just a reused prop. – Omegacron Nov 2 '18 at 11:18
  • That is a great catch. I never noticed that easter egg before... Great question! I don't ever remember seeing any in Pegasus so I do think it is just an Easter Egg for true fans such as yourself that noticed it! – Odin1806 Nov 4 '18 at 19:20

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