Amarna

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Amarna:

see Tell el AmarnaTell el Amarna
or Tel el Amarna
, ancient locality, Egypt, near the Nile and c.60 mi (100 km) N of Asyut. Ikhnaton's capital, Akhetaton, was in Tell el Amarna. About 400 tablets with inscriptions in Akkadian cuneiform were found there in 1887.
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This impressive study examines what can be inferred of the auditory culture of the built spaces and performance of rituals during the Amarna period in Egypt.
Michael Curtiz's The Egyptian (1954) combined in its structure several different layers: fragments of the Middle Kingdom stories, fragments of demotic tales, great parts of Mika Waltaris' novel Sinuhe the Egyptian all mixed together with unique image references to one of the bravest endeavors in Egyptian civilization--namely the famous Amarna period.
The stiff, formulaic depictions of past Egyptian art disappeared, replaced with the flowing, organic lines of the Amarna period.
If we incorporate almost all past works on this phase of the Amarna Period, then how large will the final result be and how uncritical will that mass of information be?
khenaten's hymn became known to the Israelite that wrote this psalm during the Amarna period (14 (th) century BCE) when there was frequent contact between Egypt and Canaan (224).
Zahi Hawass places the king in the broader context of Egyptian history, unravelling the intricate and much debated relationship between various members of the royal family, and the circumstances surrounding the turbulent Amarna period.
The Amarna period was one of the most dramatic chapters in Egyptian history.
The museum was a testament to the Amarna Period, named after its location in southern Egypt that was once the royal residence of Nefertiti.
Freud drew upon the concepts of enlightenment and monotheism offered to him by the Amarna period in order to pin down the origins and foundations of the Judeo-Christian tradition.
Overall this is a very useful book and an enjoyable read with a great many insights into the Amarna period.
Although, admittedly, all proposed diagnoses have their advantages and drawbacks, it is important to note that all of them are made under one assumption: that art from the Amarna period was realistic, i.
Maya and Horemheb were important figures during one of EgyptOs most tumultuous periods, the Amarna period.