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When did Pharaohs wear a blue crown?
Amenophis III

Ask Amenophis:

  What does the word "Pharaoh" mean?  
  When did Pharaohs wear a blue crown?  
  Who was the first Pharaoh whose name we know?  
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Pharaohs wore different types of crowns for different purposes. The blue crown was small and thin and hugged the head, with a ridge in back. It was the "war crown", worn on military campaigns and whenever the Pharaoh wanted to emphasize his position as head of the military.
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