pyramidion


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pyramidion

(ˌpɪrəˈmɪdɪən)
n
1. (Architecture) a small pyramid, esp one on top of an obelisk or a larger pyramid
2. (Archaeology) a small pyramid, esp one on top of an obelisk or a larger pyramid
3. (Minerals) crystallog obsolete a solid figure formed from a polyhedron by placing a small pyramid on each face of the polyhedron
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Professor Philip Collombert Head of the French-Swiss mission said that "the head was found in a disturbed layer to the east of the queen's pyramid near the area where the pyramidion was uncovered early this week.
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