Enthroned Kings and Regalia



Depiction of an enthroned Ur-Nammu of Ur (r. c. 2112–2095 BC) from one of his cylindrical seals. Ur-Nammu introduced the title of King of Sumer and Akkad to assert his rule over the entirety of lower Mesopotamia. -Wikipedia  (notice his crown)



tut henry I
1)The Heqa scepter, or crook, is often seen held by the king. The crook symbolized the very concept of rule and was even employed as the hieroglyph for the word "rule" or "ruler." The crook was a cane with a hooked handle, sometimes gold-plated and reinforced with blue copper bands
2)The Flail became the companion to the crook later on in the royal regalia, most familiar from the funerary representation of Tutankhamun. (above)
3)The uraeus remained a symbol of the king throughout Dynastic history. It was the rearing cobra worn on the kings brow,
1) Henry I holds the globus cruciger, a Christian symbol of authority since the Middle Ages, when Christ himself holds the globe, he is called Salvator Mundi. 2) The robe has priestly connotations and their form has changed little since the Middle Ages. The tradition of wearing St Edward's robes came to an end in 1547 after the English Reformation but was revived in 1603 by James I to emphasize his belief in the divine nature of kingship. 3) The scepter is a staff held in the hand by a ruling monarch as an item of royal or imperial insignia. Figuratively, it means royal or imperial authority or sovereignty.4) The crown needs no explination.