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The Palette of Narmer, ca. 3100 -3050 B.C.

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25 in
63.5 cm
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Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archive

A late pre­dynastic schist ceremonial palette. Reverse side: Pharaoh Narmer, with White Crown, …

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A late pre­dynastic schist ceremonial palette. Reverse side: Pharaoh Narmer, with White Crown, subdues Upper Egypt, kills an enemy grasping him by the hair. From Hierakonpolis,(Kom al­Ahmar). Egypt, 1st dynasty.

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Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archive

A late pre­dynastic schist ceremonial palette. Reverse side: Pharaoh Narmer, with White Crown, …

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A late pre­dynastic schist ceremonial palette. Reverse side: Pharaoh Narmer, with White Crown, subdues Upper Egypt, kills an enemy grasping him by the hair. From Hierakonpolis,(Kom al­Ahmar). Egypt, 1st dynasty.

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Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY

The Palette of Narmer, ca. 3100 -3050 B.C.

Siltstone
25 in
63.5 cm
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