The Narmer Victory Palette
12x 8ish inches (Tablet)
15x 8ish inches (Tablet + Stand)
The Narmer Palette (also known as Narmer's Victory Palette and the Great Hierakonpolis Palette) is an Egyptian ceremonial engraving, a little over two feet (64 cm) tall and shaped like a chevron shield, depicting the First Dynasty king Narmer conquering his enemies and uniting Upper and Lower Egypt. It features some of the earliest hieroglyphics found in Egypt and dates to c. 3200-3000 BCE. The palette is carved of a single piece of siltstone, commonly used for ceremonial tablets in the First Dynastic Period of Egypt. The fact that the palette is carved on both sides means that it was created for ceremonial instead of practical purposes. Palettes which were made for daily use were only decorated on one side. The Narmer Palette is intricately carved to tell the story of King Narmer's victory in battle and the approval of the gods at the unification of Egypt.
ANCIENT RELICA SERIES
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Each artwork from the Ancient Relica Series is created to be visually and tactically exciting. The heavy cold feel of the black slate and rough edges drives a sense of discovery. You just can't get this feeling from books or pictures... you need to feel.... let your eyes feel. Experience what it's like to explore the details of these ancient hieroglyphs, pictographs and petroglyphs up close and personal. Our goal is to give you profoundness and discovery - like when such sites were first uncovered. Each Artwork is completely unique and are modeled after the original inscriptions and images. These relics you CAN touch! Discover your World!
Created to display on included wood stand or handheld for close inspection. This image is representative of the next one we create. Each is completely unique but similar to picture and dimensions. Message for a current picture of the available one if desired. Made to wow, Made by hand, Made in Austin, Texas USA.