First Examples of Ancient Egyptian Head Cones Found at Amarna

December 10, 2019 - General
One of the Amarna graves found with a head cone. Source: Courtesy of the Amarna Project via Antiquity Publications Ltd

Ancient Egyptian art frequently depicted people wearing cone-shaped headgear, but for a long time no physical examples were found. Now, an international team of archaeologists report the discovery of the first actual head cones at the city of Amarna.

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