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Userhat and Wife Receiving Offerings, Tomb of Userat, Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Reign: reign of Seti I Date: ca. 1294–1279 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes. The cones on their heads are likely perfumed, wax cones that would melt over a period of time, leaving the wearer smelling fresh throughout the gathering, and the maid busy cleaning wax out of the wig the next day.