Egyptian 1st Dynasty (c.3100-2890 BC). Medium: schist. This is an image of the ceremonial palette depicting King Narmer, wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt, inspecting bound and decapitated prisoners, also a pair of giant, long-necked cats, found at Hieraconpolis, Early Dynastic Period, c.3000 BC. Provenance: Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.