Ch.3 Notes

Ch.3 Notes - ARH 252 1/26/2010 Ancient Egypt Rosetta Stone...

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ARH 252 1/26/2010 Ancient Egypt Rosetta Stone 196 BC. Hieroglyphics and demotic. Classical Greek. Discovered by the French in 1799. Sun God-Amen. Male and female forces in the universe. Osiris-God of Order and later the Lord of the Underworld. Sister and wife of Osiris-Nephtus. Horus- Son of Isis and Osiris. Anubis- Jackal/Jackal headed-God of Underworld/Mummification. Upper Egypt- Known for its grasslands, which causes hunting.
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Pallet of Narmer , from hierakonpolis, Egypt, 3000-2920 BCE, Predynastic. Pallet- Stone tab with a circular depression. Used for preparing makeup. Commemorates King Narmer. Proclaiming him as king and suggesting his power (Narmer) Front side, first tier. Slaying enemy. Daughter of Sun God. Divine mother of the Pharaoh. Depicted with falcon. Lions coiling- 2 kingdoms coming together, power of each kingdom (being held back). Four staffs- Carrying the beheaded. Bodies seen to the side with
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