Carved around 3000 B.C.E, the Palette of Narmer is one of the earliest religious relief sculptures of Ancient Egypt. In subsequent years sculptures like this would be carved into the walls of temples. This wooden panel, from the burial grounds at Saqqarah, depicts the Egyptian dignitary Hesire. Carved between 2649-2575 B.C.E, it demonstrates careful detail in low relief. The tomb of Kheti at the Beni Hasan necropolis (1938-1630 B.C.E ) demonstrates how entire rooms could be covered with relief sculpture or paintings. Many Egyptians believed this type of decoration guaranteed a continuation of life. This wall painting from Hatshepsut’s mortuary temple at Dayr al-Bahri displays vibrant color and striking detail. Hatshepsut gained unprecedented power for a woman, reigning over Egypt from 1473-1458 B.C.E.. This is the Painting of Queen Nefertiti playing a game, 1320-1200 B.C.E.. This wall painting depicts King Tutankhamen with Egyptian gods Anubis and Nephthys. King Tut ruled from 1333-1323 B.C.E. This painted relief sculpture (probably of the god Anubis) shows a refined artistic style that characterized the reign of Seti I (1290-1279 B.C.E ). And this.. Another example of low relief sculpture from the Temple of Seti I.