Notes 2.11 - first because of Manetho); found in a temple...

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Feb 11 The City Palette – late Naqada Period, early demonstration of symbols as writing; lists the symbols indicative of representations of the city names (symbols are figurative, not literal or phonetic to their meaning); animals perch atop each “city brick” hacking at them with hoes, many of which represent later historical gods (ie, Horus) Narmer Palette – depicts the first “known” pharaoh of Egypt (has his serikh at the top to identify him – at least two serikhs of predating pharaohs, but Narmer is considered the
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Unformatted text preview: first because of Manetho); found in a temple complex (as an offering to the god) and not in a tomb(unique location); Narmer is shown wearing both the White & Red crowns (Upper and Lower Egypts), but White is more prevalent; set the standard for how later Kings would be depicted – King is always conquering the “bad guys”; found in 1898 in Hierakonpolis, represents / explains the Unification of Egypt Wepwawet – goddess of the Jekyll / jackal...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course CAMS 020 taught by Professor Matthewadams during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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