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atef-crown

[ ah-tef-kroun ]
/ ˈɑ tɛfˌkraʊn /
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noun
a symbolic headdress of certain Egyptian gods, as Osiris, and of Egyptian kings, consisting of a tall conical cap flanked by two plumes and bearing representations of the uraeus and the sun.
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Origin of atef-crown

atef, vocalization of Egyptian yt father + the f-symbol (a horned viper), originally taken as part of the word, but now thought to be a nonphonetic determinative
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