Stele Of Naram-Sin Analysis

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Charles Encalada
Arht 105
Comparison between arts The objects which are picked for this assignment is The Narmer Palette and Victory Stele of Naram- Sin. The Narmer Palette was created around 31st Century BC and Victory Stele of Naram-Sin was created 2230 BCE. The Narmer Palette was created in Hierakonpolis, Egypt. The Victory Stele of Naram-Sin was created to celebrate his victory over the Lulllubi Mountain people inthe center of mountain to make it more valueable and memorable. The Narmer Palette is made of siltstone material. Siltstone is defined as sedimentary rock. The Narmer Palette is about 2.07 feet which is shaped like shield of an army warrior. The art on this Palette was carved on a single piece on both side. The …show more content…

The Victory Steel of Naram-Sin depicts King Naram-Sin of Akkad leading his army to win over the lullubi people of the mountain. In the Narmer Palette, the king is represented two times as a human. He can also be depicted as the bull in the art on the slitstone which is breaking the wall or showing the anger. These both arts are similar in a way of victory and the king being the powerful guide to its people or community. The difference of these arts are that Narmer Palette shows more detailed culture of the era than the Victory Stele of Naram-Sin. The Victory Stele of Naram- Sin is showing only one view of the era which is fighting and violence. The Victory Stele of Naram-Sin can also be used as a shield like the Narmer Palette except it can be used to cover the whole person below or equal to 6 feet. Narmer Palette can be used to cover a part of the army warrior. In conclusion, both arts are beautiful piece in its own work. Narmer Palette represents the two sides of kingdoms whereas, the Victory Steel of Naram-Sin represents the upper and lower and the all of the above which is God Sun above the mountain. These arts are greatly designed and the stones which were used lasts long for

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