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Efter Djoser o the third dynasty, keengs usually wur depictit wearin the nemes headdress, a false beard, an an ornate kilt

Pharaoh (/ˈf.r/, /fɛr./[1][2] or /fær./[2]) is a title uised in mony modren discussions o the rulers o aw Auncient Egyptian dynasties.[3] The title originates in the Egyptian term pr ˤ3, leeterally "great hoose", describin the ryal palace. Historically, however, "pharaoh" anly stairtit being uised as a title for the keeng during the New Kinrick, specifically during the middle o the aichteent dynasty, efter the reign o Hatshepsut.[4]

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  1. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. Merriam-Webster, 2007. p. 928
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dictionary Reference: pharaoh
  3. Beck, Roger B.; Linda Black, Larry S. Krieger, Phillip C. Naylor, Dahia Ibo Shabaka, (1999). World History: Patterns of Interaction. Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell. ISBN 0-395-87274-X. 
  4. Dodson, Aidan and Hilton, Dyan. The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson. 2004. ISBN 0-500-05128-3