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Lacey Miller

The Palette of King Narmer alone has multiple religious representations. The king’s sandals being held shows they are on holy ground, the falcon represents the god Horus, and the head of the cow represents the goddess Hathor. It was common for this sort of representation to occur in Egyptian art. When exploring the wings, I attempted to find a piece that had little to do with any sort of spiritual connection, even Ti Watching a Hippopotamus hunt was tied to the gods, hippos representing the god of chaos, & those hunts often being ritual hunts. It doesn’t seem like their focus ever waivered from the spiritual.