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Egyptian Black Color

HEX #242322 / RGB (36, 35, 34)

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What is Egyptian Black Color?

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Egyptian Black has the hex code #242322. The equivalent RGB values are (36, 35, 34), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:5 K:86. In the HSV/HSB scale, Egyptian Black has a hue of 30°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 14%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Egyptian Black is a deep black color is based on the color of kohl which the people of the and used to apply to their eyes. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Egyptian Black can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Egyptian Black Color Codes

Hex Code#242322
RGB Values(36, 35, 34)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 5%, 86%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 6%, 14%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#DBDCDD [Gainsboro]
Closest Pantone®Neutral Black C
Closest RAL9011 [Graphite black]
Complementary Color#222324 [Raisin Black]
Egyptian Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#232323
Weighted Average (Most Common)#232323
Weighted Average (Luma)#232323
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#646464

Egyptian Black Color Palettes

Egyptian Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 242322. Complementary color is 222324

Complementary Palette

The complement of Egyptian Black is Raisin Black with the hex code #222324. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #242322 color is offered by #222324. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (242322, 242422 and 242222)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Egyptian Black (#242322) are Raisin Black (#242422) and Raisin Black (#242222). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Egyptian Black with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (242322, 222424 and 222224)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Egyptian Black (#242322) are #222424 (Raisin Black) and #222224 (Raisin Black). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (242322, 222423 and 232224)

Triadic Palette

Egyptian Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #222423 (Raisin Black) and #232224 (Raisin Black) along with #242322 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (242322, 222423, 222324 and 242223)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Egyptian Black has four colors - #222423 (Raisin Black), #222324 (Raisin Black) and #242223 (Raisin Black) in addition to the base color (#242322). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (242322, 222422, 222324 and 242224)

Square Palette

Egyptian Black square color palette has #222422 (Raisin Black), #222324 (Raisin Black) and #242224 (Raisin Black). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Egyptian Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Egyptian Black rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Egyptian Black Color


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  • Transparent 666564666564
  • Transparent 7C7B7A7C7B7A
  • Transparent 929191929191
  • Transparent A7A7A7A7A7A7
  • Transparent BDBDBDBDBDBD
  • Transparent D3D3D3D3D3D3
  • Transparent E9E9E9E9E9E9


  • Transparent 363635363635
  • Transparent 403F3E403F3E
  • Transparent 494848494848
  • Transparent 525251525251
  • Transparent 5B5B5A5B5B5A
  • Transparent 646464646464
  • Transparent 6E6D6D6E6D6D
  • Transparent 777777777777


  • Transparent 1D1C1B1D1C1B
  • Transparent 191918191918
  • Transparent 161514161514
  • Transparent 121211121211
  • Transparent 0E0E0E0E0E0E
  • Transparent 0B0B0A0B0B0A
  • Transparent 070707070707
  • Transparent 040403040403

Egyptian Black Color Patterns

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    Egyptian Black Gingham Checks

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    Egyptian Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Egyptian Black Polka Dots Pattern

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    Egyptian Black Honeycomb Pattern

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    Egyptian Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Egyptian Black Trellis Pattern

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    Egyptian Black Plaid Pattern

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