Palette Of King Narmer: A Comparative Analysis

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Mesopotamia, but more specifically, Sumer, sparked the beginning of narrative art as a pictorial convention in the ancient world. A spark that has carried on into another society, Ancient Egypt, which has since then been a hot spot of art artifacts. There are many parallels and differences that can be drawn between the artifacts of each society, such as the Standard of Ur and the Palette of King Narmer. One of the most significant turning points in art history is the discovery of the Standard of Ur found in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. It is a wooden, rectangular box with narrow, trapezoid sides that is inlaid with shell, lapis lazuli, and red limestone. Just like the Palette of King Narmer, the most distinctive feature is the narrative style

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