The earliest representations of royal power in Egypt: the rock drawings of
Nag el-Hamdulab (Aswan)

Stan Hendrickx, John Coleman Darnell & Maria Carmela Gatto

The following are supplemental figures. For the main article please see Antiquity (December 2012, Issue 334, Vol 86, pp. 1068–1083).

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Supporting photographs

Figure 1
Figure 1. General view of the Nag el-Hamdulab plain looking north with site 7 on the left.
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Figure 2
Figure 2. General view of site 7 with tableau 7a (Figure. 3) in the centre.
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Figure 3
Figure 3. Site 7, tableau 7a. Royal boat procession (heavily damaged in recent times).
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Figure 4
Figure 4. Site 7, tableau 7b. Animal representations with mythological animals on the right (heavily damaged in recent times).
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Figure 5
Figure 5. General view of site 2 with tableau 2a on the slanting slab in the centre.
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Figure 6
Figure 6. Site 2, tableau 2a. On the upper boat, a king wearing the white crown stands in front of a Wepwaout standard (damaged by modern inscriptions).
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Figure 7
Figure 7. Site 2, tableau 2c. Boat with two cabins on top of which male persons are standing. Two archers with a prisoner (?) between them are behind the boat while another prisoner (?) is before the boat (damaged by modern inscriptions).
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Figure 8
Figure 8. Site 1, tableau 1b. Boat with three male persons, probably prisoners, behind and slightly below the stern.
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Figure 9
Figure 9. Site 6. General view of the single tableau at this site. Humans and dogs accompanying bovids.
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Figure 10
Figure 10. Site 6. Dog on the back of a bovid followed by a man with a stick (detail of fig. 9).
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