Visited there recently :) Colossal statues of Ramses II (19th Dynasty) wearing the Pshent crown flank the entrance to Luxor Temple. The double crown symbolizes the two regions of upper and lower Egypt.
Egyptian Pschent crown The Pschent was the name of the Double Crown of Ancient Egypt. The Ancient Egyptians called it sekhemti meaning the two powerful ones. The Pschent was a symbol of the pharaoh's power over all Egypt.
Pshent. The Double Crown, the red crown and the white crown put together to represent a unified Egypt. Although Egypt was not always a unified nation it was stronger that way.Therefore unification was desirable. Narmer (Menes), the founder of the First Dynasty around 3100 B.C., was the first man recorded wearing this crown.
different costumes of the ancient Egyptians. variety of drapings, tunics and headdress. even featuring a triangle apron dress for the one wearing a Pschent crown of lower and upper Egypt. shows also some wore sandals while others did not.