Trying to keep the weight pulling on the crown to a minimum, I lined the diaphanous cloth only up to the strips that would make up the ponytail/ plait.

Trying to keep the weight pulling on the crown to a minimum, I lined the diaphanous cloth only up to the strips that would make up the ponytail/ plait.

The diaphanous gold and white layer is pinned and cut to fit the paper pattern.

The diaphanous gold and white layer is pinned and cut to fit the paper pattern.

Butchers paper pattern for this 2nd attempt at the Nemes Crown. The top of the image represents the front of the crown, the bottom, the ponytail at the back.

Butchers paper pattern for this 2nd attempt at the Nemes Crown. The top of the image represents the front of the crown, the bottom, the ponytail at the back.

Making the Uraeus

Making the Uraeus

Pin the layers to the pattern for cutting.

Pin the layers to the pattern for cutting.

Bend the wire into the shape of the sitting cobra. Leave enough wire after the hairpin bend to anchor it onto the crown. Note, thread the wire into the plastic cobra right up to the hairpin bend, the straight portion will be thread into the corrugation of cardboard.

Bend the wire into the shape of the sitting cobra. Leave enough wire after the hairpin bend to anchor it onto the crown. Note, thread the wire into the plastic cobra right up to the hairpin bend, the straight portion will be thread into the corrugation of cardboard.

Side view Nemes II

Side view Nemes II

How to Male an Egyptian Nemes Crown

How to Male an Egyptian Nemes Crown


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