Ancient Egyptian Kings

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Merenptah 1213 – 1203 BC Son of Rameses II

Amenhotep III 1390 – 1352 BC The heretic king

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The White Crown represented Upper Egypt, and the Red Crown, Lower Egypt (around the Nile Delta). Sometimes these crowns were worn together and called the Double Crown, and were the symbol of a united Egypt.

When the king sat on his throne wearing all of his symbols of officethe crowns, scepters, and other ceremonial itemsthe spirit of the great god Horus spoke through him. These symbols of authority included a crook and a flail. The crook was a short stick curved at the top, much like a shepherds crook. The flail was a long handle with three strings of beads.

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Tutankhamun the Boy King 13361327 BC

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This was called the Nemes crown (shown above) and was made of striped cloth. It was tied around the head, covered the neck and shoulders, and was knotted into a tail at the back.

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There was also a third crown worn by the kings of the New Kingdom, called the Blue Crown or war helmet.

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Officials called viziers helped the king govern. The viziers acted as mayors, tax collectors, and judges. Other high officials who served the king included a treasurer and an army commander.

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Crowns and headdresses were mostly made of organic materials and have not survived but we know what they looked like from many pictures and statues. The best known crown is from Tutankhamuns golden death mask.

The brow was decorated with the uraeus, a cobra and vulture.

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