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Egyptian Crown

(The). That of Upper Egypt was a high conical white cap, terminating in a knob. That of Lower Egypt was red. If a king governed both countries he wore both crowns (that of Lower Egypt outside the other). This double crown was called a pschent.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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