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 E’gypt,Egyptian Days. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
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.   1

 E’gypt,Egyptian Days. 

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