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    What purpose did the canon of representation serve for the ancient Egyptians, and why was it important?

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    Hello there. First, you have to understand what is a canon of representation. Gardner (2011) claims a canon is a "system of proportions," which is then applied to the human figure (Gardner, 2009). The ancient Egyptians ...

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    The concept of a canon of representation is clarified in this solution. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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