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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Narmer's Palette As Egypt grew and flourished to a powerful and rich nation, it left behind for today's historians, clues and artifacts once distinctive, well established and structured society. Proof of this is clearly depicted in king Narmer's Palette. Palette shows historians the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt, which signified the beginnings of a civilized er centred around the Nile. The unification of Egypt occurred around 3100 B.C., under the First Dynasty of Menes(3100-2850 B.C.). This age commonly know as the Protodynastic era, which is known for the establishment of a firm political structure of the which was unified in the hands of the king. The glorification of Lower and Upper Egypt uniting was portrayed in N Palette, which was found in the ancient southern capital of Hierakonpolis. The general function of Narmer's Palet commemorate a victory over his human foes. With Narmer's victory, the Palette also depicts his successful claim conquest of all of Egypt, thus establishing unification of Lower and Upper Egypt under his rule. The dominant the however, is the victory of the god incarnate over the forces of evil and chaos. The Narmer Palette, while depicting several social aspects and tendencies of the Egyptian society, also reveals a emphasizes their structured positions within a hierarchy of command. Both sides of the Palette reveal, at the top,emphasizes their structured positions within a hierarchy of command....
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Chumchal during the Spring '08 term at Blinn College.
- Spring '08