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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Headdress of the later Egyptian pharaohs.

Usage examples (8)
  • Wearing sometimes the truncated crown of Lower Egypt, sometimes the helmet-crown of Upper Egypt, and sometimes the pschent, which is a combination of both, he figures in...
  • He wears the "pschent," or double crown, signifying his domination over Upper and Lower Egypt.
  • Anion, after having placed the pschent upon the head of the
  • Mout, or mother, represented in the act of suckling, and wearing the pschent, or cap, worn only by deities and Pharaohs; the Egyptian for more
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