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Unformatted text preview: Palate of King Narmir? Possible represention for unification of Egypt, ceremonial palte to mix make-up. Use of horizontal registers, animals in profile and people in composite. Portrait statue of Khafre, diorite, Dynasty IV, c. 2520-2494BCE material was expensive and had to be imported 700 miles away. Hard material so it lasts a long time for immortality. Place for soul to rest in case mummy (ka- life force) deteriorates. Usually using mummification. Place for ka to reside in case something happens to the body. No parts are off to break so it lasts (no projecting parts) all solid mass of stone. Falcon (Horris) on back of head which is protector of pharaoh. Suited to Egyption relion...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Hamilton during the Spring '08 term at SCAD.
- Spring '08
- Ancient Egypt