Nemyss (Nemes)

The nemyss is the ritual Egyptian head-dress of the pharaohs. It is best known from popular images of the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamen.  The nemyss is a folded linen cloth that rises from the brow and hangs toward the shoulders. The nemyss is still in wide use today by Kemetic practitioners and a number of magickal orders, including various Golden Dawn reconstructions and in Thelemic rituals.
Pharaoh wearing a nemyss head-dress
Related Symbols:
TyetShepherd's crook

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