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Presented by  Cassandra Campbell Royal Headdresses
What is a crown  <ul><li>A crown is an ornamental circlet of head covering. </li></ul><ul><li>It is often made of precious...
Ancient Egyptian Headdresses  <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian deities each have distinctive headdress which they used this to tel...
Different types of Egyptian headdress worn by gods and godesses  <ul><li>The god  Amen  is shown as a wearing a headdress ...
Continued <ul><li>Horakhty, Horus  of the Horizon, wore the  sun disk  on his head with  uraeus .  </li></ul><ul><li>Isis ...
Crowns worn by Pharaohs and Queens. <ul><li>Red crown lower Egypt:  It is worn to symbolize rule over lower Egypt. </li></...
<ul><li>Uraeus:  This particular headdress could be worn on a headband or part of another headdress. The cobra symbolized ...
Headdresses worn by commoners and slaves <ul><li>Slaves and servants were’nt able to wear the same headdress as the noble....
Contemporary designs influenced by Ancient Egypt. <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian fashions influenced 20 th  century styles. Most...
Reference www.thekeep.org www.evgschool.org
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Royal Headdresses2

  1. 1. Presented by Cassandra Campbell Royal Headdresses
  2. 2. What is a crown <ul><li>A crown is an ornamental circlet of head covering. </li></ul><ul><li>It is often made of precious metal and have precious jewels and worn as a symbol of sovereignty. </li></ul><ul><li>The significance of a crown is to show power over an empire or of state governed by constitutional monarchy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ancient Egyptian Headdresses <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian deities each have distinctive headdress which they used this to tell gods and goddesses apart. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Different types of Egyptian headdress worn by gods and godesses <ul><li>The god Amen is shown as a wearing a headdress with two tall plumes rising from the short crown. The sun disk is added between the plumes showing his connection to the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>Atem is shown as a man wearing the Double Crown. These crowns signify that he is related to the ruler ship over the two lands which gives him a close connection with the pharaoh. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Continued <ul><li>Horakhty, Horus of the Horizon, wore the sun disk on his head with uraeus . </li></ul><ul><li>Isis was shown as a beautiful woman wearing the heiroglyph of the throne of Egypt on her head. </li></ul><ul><li>Osiris is generally shown as a green man wearing the atef crown on his head. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Crowns worn by Pharaohs and Queens. <ul><li>Red crown lower Egypt: It is worn to symbolize rule over lower Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>White crown of Egypt: upper It is worn to symbolize the rule over upper Egypt. When the red and the white crowns are combined it is known as, the Pschent crown which shows the rule over and upper Egypt. </li></ul><ul><li>Blue or war crown: Pharaohs wore this crown to symbolize power over the military or when they are going into battle. It was mostly worn during the New Kingdom. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Uraeus: This particular headdress could be worn on a headband or part of another headdress. The cobra symbolized royal power. </li></ul><ul><li>Nemes Headdress: It is similar to a simple scarf head covering it is worn by rulers through the old and new kingdom Egypt. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Headdresses worn by commoners and slaves <ul><li>Slaves and servants were’nt able to wear the same headdress as the noble. </li></ul><ul><li>One type of way to wear there hair was to tie it in plaits at the back of head. </li></ul><ul><li>Men and women used to shave their heads replacing their natuaral hair with wigs. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Contemporary designs influenced by Ancient Egypt. <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian fashions influenced 20 th century styles. Mostly in the 1920’s after the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb gave rise to women’s fashions and Egyptian inspired fabrics. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reference www.thekeep.org www.evgschool.org

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