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This sarcophagus is believed to be built for King Abdalonymos of Sidon. It depicts the war between Alexander the Great and the Persians. In ancient Egypt, sarcophaguses often contained the same sort of narrative elements found during the third century.

Africa | "An innovative group of artists working in the town of Oshogbo during the 1960's and '70's created a contemporary expression of Yoruba folk art that came to be known as the 'Oshogbo Art'. Kikelomo is the daughter of brass caster Jinadu Oladepo who was also identified with the Oshogbo movement. Kikelomo used traditional adire indigo dye and design methods and introduced narrative elements and a new drawing style to her work.

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5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People

The significance of people in architectural rendering is nothing new – the added realism, and addition of narrative elements can make or break...

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Fractured Fairy Tale Unit ~ Common Core Aligned RL.2.2 & 2.6

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from PBS NewsHour

How Afrofuturism mixes science fiction and social justice

Afrofuturism uses elements of fantasy and magical realism to examine narratives from the African diaspora and construct stories of the future.