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12h 45min, oct 12, 3000 y BC - Palette of King Narmer

Description:

3000-2920 BCE
slate
Egypt
• Functions- grind up charcoal and used on faces and makeup
• Very valuable, couldn’t leave country
• Found buried in the temple for the falcon god Horus
• Low relief carving
• May have been used in ceremonies
• Hard to interpret
• Designs show imagery of king Narmer
• Was given as offering
• Showed with the crown of upper and lower egypt to represent the unification of egypt
• Read in registers
• King Narmer is the tallest, most important

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

12h 45min, oct 12, 3000 y BC
Now
~ 5022 years ago

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