Modius and «The Floral Crown» in the Iconography of Royal Women of the New Kingdom: Interpretation of the Symbolic Meaning of Headgears

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The article examines the typology of crowns of Egyptian royal woman of the New Kingdom Period (XVIII-XX dynasties) - the so-called «modius» and the «floral crown». Special attention is paid to the peculiarities of decoration of these crowns and to the interpretation of their possible symbolic significance.

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V Anatol'evich Bolshakov

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Email: bolshakov.scriba@gmail.com
Кафедра истории и общеобразовательных дисциплин; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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