The khat was a head cloth worn by the nobility of Ancient Egypt. Simpler than the nemes head-dress, it did not have pleats or stripes, and hung down open in the back rather than being tied together.
Archaeological examples made of linen have been found.
- Toby A. H. Wilkinson, Early Dynastic Egypt, Routledge 1999
- Brooklyn Museum online Ancient Egypt glossary. Accessed March 29, 2006.
- Wilkinson, op.cit., p.196
- Griffith Institute: Carter Archives - 256-4pbi. Accessed January 8, 2012.
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