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| Bo K.H. Schubert | 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% Bathroom Courtyard Corridor Hall Storage room R R room room Religious Standard-InscripTon HunTng Warfare Tribute Undetermined 0% Undecorated Figure 2. Percentage of wall reliefs in the corresponding suites. 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% Central Courtyard Religious Eastern Suite Standard-InscripYon HunYng King's Suite Warfare Tribute Undetermined D/ED/E 0% Throneroom Suite Undecorated Figure 3. Percentage of wall reliefs in relation to the rooms with the same function. genii and his servants. The depictions of the king are in this context not a medium for propaganda, but rather a way of designating the function of the room. This is also emphasized by the rather secluded location in the palace. situated in a hallway, which was visible from the reception room, in the same style as the throneroom suite. The lack of narrative scenes could be related to the audience of this suite, as it probably had a more internal function, and was used only by the Although the reception room in the King’s Suite was very monumental, it was not decorated with narrative scenes and only few depictions of the king were present. One was situated at the east-end of the reception room, where presumably a throne was situated (Kertai 2015, 41). The other depiction was Since the storage rooms were all decorated with the Standard-Inscription, it seems that in these rooms the Standard-Inscription served as a label of property. However, its use in the Central Courtyard and the hallways was probably more decorative, and p. 18 | VOL III | INTER-SECTION | 2017