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Description

The Narmer Palette
(Great Hierakonpolis Palette)
Cairo J.E. 14716,  C.G. 32169
Hierakonpolis (Horus Temple 'Main Deposit') - h. 63,5 cm

Bibliography
J.E. Quibell, Slate palette from Hierakonpolis. Z.A.S. 36, 1898 p. 81-84 pl. 12,13
J.E. Quibell - F.W. Green, Hierakonpolis I-II (1900-1902)
J. Capart, La fete de frapper les Anou, Rev. Hist. Relig. 43, 1901 p. 249-74
F. Legge, P.S.B.A. 22 pl.1
H. Ranke, Eine bemerkung zur "Narmer"-Palette, Studia Orientalia 1, 1925 p. 167-75
L. Keimer, Bemerkungen zur Schiefertafel von Hierakonpolis (I. Dynastie), Aegyptus 7, 1926/ 169-188
A. Scharff, Altertumer ... (1929)
G. Benedite, Mon. Piot 10 fig. 1,2
G. Godron, A.S.A.E. 49 p. 217ff
S. Schott, Hieroglyphen: Untersuchungen zum Ursprung der Schrift, 1951 p. 22ff, pl. 6
H. Senk: Remarques sur la palette de Narmer C.d.E. 27, 1952 p. 23-30
J. Vandier, Manuel I p. 595-599, fig. 392, 391
F. Petrie, Ceremonial Slate Palettes pl. J26, K27
R. Weill, Ire Dynastie I p. 189-195
id., II p. 176-78 (with bibliogr. up to 1940)
G. Godron, A propos du nom royal Nar-mer, A.S.A.E. 49, 1949 p. 217-21; + note complem. p. 547
H. Senk, Remarques sur la palette de Narmer, C.d.E. 27 (53), 1953 p. 23-30
F.A. Shmidt, Die Anfangen des Alten Agypten 2., in Vorzeit-Forshung 3, 1854; 4, 1955; 5, 1955; 6, 1955
Y. Yadin, The Earliest Record of Egypt's Military Penetration into Asia? I.E.J. 5, 1955 p. 1-16
H. A. Kees, Archaiches Tjet, Atjet 'Erzieher' ?, Z.A.S. 82, 1957 p. 58-62
P. Kaplony, Zu den beiden Harpunenzeichen der Narmerpalette, Z.A.S. 83, 1958 p. 76-78
H. Asselberghs, Chaos en Beheersing ... (1961), pl. 94, 95
S. Yeivin, The Ceremonial Slate-palette of King Narmer, H.B. Rosen Studies in Egyptology in hon. Polotsky p.22-53 (1964)
R. Amiran, Note on a sign on the Narmer Palette, J.A.R.C.E. 7, 1968 p.127
R.T. Ridley, The Unification of Egypt, as seen through a study of the Major Knife-Handles, Palettes and Mace Heads (1973)
K. H. Meyer, Kanon, Komposition und "Metrik" der Narmer-Palette , S.A.K. 1, 1974 p. 247-65
B. Trigger, The Narmer Palette in Cross-Cultural perspactive, in M. Gorg - E. Pusch eds. FS E. Edel p. 409-19 (1979)
S. Donadoni, I nemici decapitati della tavolozza di Narmer, in Liverani - Palmieri - Peroni eds 'Studi di Paletnologia ... Puglisi'
T. Viola - M.T. Navale, 'Il profilo della Tavolozza di Narmer' Atti Accademia delle Scienze di Torino 119 p. 87-90 (1985)
id. Memorie della Accademia delle Scienze di Torino. Classe di Scienze morali ... 5 vol. 10 fasc. 1-2 p. 3-37 (1986)
E.S. Hall, The Pharaoh smites his enemies (M.A.S. 44, 1986) p. 4 ff
J. Baines, Communication and Display: The integration of Early Egyptian Art and Writing, Antiquity 63, 1989 p. 471 ff
N.B.Millet, The Narmer Macehead and related objects, J.A.R.C.E. 27, 1990 p. 53-59
J. Van Lepp, The Predynastic Origins of Hathor, ARCE annual meeting abstracts p. 64-5
W.A.Fairservis Jr., A Revised View of the Narmer Palette, J.A.R.C.E. 28, 1991 p. 1-20
K. Bard, Origins of Egyptian Writing in R. Friedman - B. Adams eds. 'The Followers of Horus' 1992 p. 297-306
A.R. Schulman, Narmer and the Unification of Egypt: A Revisionist view. B.E.S. 11, 1992 p. 79-105
A. Perez Largacha, La paleta de Narmer, Aegyptiaca Complutensia 1, 1992 p. 27-37
J. Rousseau, La conception de la palette de Narmer, Archéo-Nil 5, 1993 p. 3-18
S. Hendryckx, Analytical Bibliography... (1995) p.299 (reports 103 bibliogr. entries)
E. Winter, "Wer steht hinter Narmer", in: M. Bietak et al. (eds.), Zwischen den beiden Ewigkeiten. (FS Thausing), 1994, 279-290 (not consulted)
W. Davis, Narrativity and the Narmer Palette, in: P.J. Holliday (ed.) Narrative and Event in Ancient Art, 1994, 21?-54
J. Baines, Origins of Egyptian Kingship, in O' Connor-Silverman eds. Ancient Egyptian Kingship (1995) p. 95-156, fig. 3.7
F. Punpenmeier, in Dreyer et al. M.D.A.I.K. 54, 1998 p. 138-9 (new label of Narmer with Libyans defeat year-event)
W.V. Davies & R.F. Friedman, The Narmer Palette: A Forgotten Member, in: Nekhen News, 10 (1998) p. 22
S.L. Gosline, Palettes as Early Evidence of Egyptian Writing, G.M. 169, 1999 p. 65-72
M. Etienne, À propos des représentations d'enceintes crénelées sur les palettes..., Archéo-Nil 9, 1999, 149-163
J.O. Gransard-Desmond, Les Canidae de la Prehistoire a la Iere Dynastie en Egypte et en Nubie, 1999, (Corpus n. 99)
D. Wengrow, Rethinking 'Cattle Cults' in Early Egypt: towards a prehist. perspect...Narmer Palette, CAJ 11/1, 2001/ 91-104
D.C. Forbes, The Narmer Palette. One of the Great Monuments of the Early Dynastic Period, KMT 12/3, 2001, 82-83
K.M. Cialowicz, La naissance d' un royaume... 2001, 182-188
L. Morenz, Gegner des Nar-mer aus dem Papyrus-Land: NW und W3-S, G.M. 189, 2002, 81-88
V. Davies - R. Friedman, The Narmer Palette: An Overlooked Detail, in: Hawass, Eldamaty, Trad (eds.), Egyptian Museum Collections... I, 2002, 243-246
A. Jiménez-Serrano, Royal Festivals in the Late Predynastic Period and the First Dynasty, Oxford 2002
E.C. Köhler, History or Ideology? New Relations on the Narmer Palette and the Nature of Foreign Relations in Pre- and Early Dynastic Egypt ,
    in: E.C.M. van den Brink - T.E. Levy (eds.), Egypt and the Levant... 2002, (Chapter 31) 499-513
L.D. Morenz, Frühe Schrift und hohe Kultur im Alten Ägypten: Aspekte von Ideologie auf Beischriften der Nar-mer-Palette, Orientalia 72, 2003, 183-193
S. Vinci, I dieci 'tagliati' o della morte sacrificale al tempo di Narmer, in: Pernigotti - Vinci (eds.), Ricerche di Egittologia e di Antichità Copte 6, 2004, 9-22
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B.P. Suelzle, An Evaluation of Two Recent Theories concerning the Narmer Palette, Eras - Edition 8, 2006 [on line PDF, Monash Univ. Melbourne].

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