the double crown worn by ancient Egyptian kings, symbolic of dominion over Upper and Lower Egypt, which had previously been separate kingdoms.
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How to use pschent in a sentence
Combined with one another they form the complete regal head-dress ordinarily called the pschent.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2) | Georges Perrot
From the sole of the feet to the apex of the pschent which the king bears on his head, they are about sixty-five feet in height.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2) | Georges Perrot
What colossal statues, hewn out of one block of stone and towering to the sky, with the pschent crowns of their diadems!The Tour | Louis Couperus
The nobles of the court having drawn near to place the pschent upon my head: 'Place the diadem upon his forehead!'
By my granite shape of yore Passed the priests, with stately pschent, And the mystic boat upbore, Emblemed and magnificent.Enamels and Cameos and other Poems | Thophile Gautier