Fowling Scene Tomb of Nebamun

Fowling Scene Tomb of Nebamun


FowlingScene: Tomb of Nebamun

FowlingScene: Tomb of Nebamun


LineAthin texture is created by the path joining the spaces. In thisfowling scene, the types of lines are vertical diagonal and contourline. The lines that joins the Nebamum striding figure dominates thewhole scene and its surrounded by diverse and rich marsh life.


Thescene is in two dimension and is descriptive of the spatial form. Theform is presented in three dimensions with equality in length andwidth.

ColorThefundamental color dominating the scene is brown. Some scenes havedark green and light blue colors. The intensity of the brown color ismore when compared to other colors.

Space/perspectiveThescene is organized in a two dimensional space with a background and aforeground. The space objects are vary in size. Some of the objectsin the scene happens to be bigger when compared to others.



Thereis a recurrence of the brown color. The fish and birds are repeatedwhere there is a wing pattern and texture. All the objects arealigned to the direction on the left.

Movement/RhythmThescene present the motion where this movement begins from the areasthe objects are repeated to unrepeated areas. A value pattern existswhere there is placement of dark and light regions of the blue andbrown colors.

EmphasisThearea of interest is the fertile marshes that are presented as placeof rebirth and eroticism. The hunting animals are presented astriumph over the natural forces. The Nebamun huge striding figureplaces more emphasis of image dominance of the scene.

BalancePictorialequilibrium exists and present a radial aspect where the artists hasfilled with lively details. Lotus flowers and tiger butterflydominates the marsh which are freely painted thus, suggesting patternof wings and texture.


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