The book's clear and well-written text also means it is not only of interest to archaeologists and Egyptologists but should have much wider appeal to anyone with a general interest in ancient Egypt--and more specifically the fascinating Amarna period
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.
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.
Aldred, "Egypt: The Amarna Period
and the End of the Eighteenth Dynasty," Cambridge Ancient History.
Maya and Horemheb were important figures during one of EgyptOs most tumultuous periods, the Amarna period
Starting with the confusion following the Amarna Period
, this dynasty included the famous and extremely long-lived Rameses II.
The Amarna period
is like an unfinished play," Hawass said at the February press conference announcing the new discoveries.
He is the author and editor of several major books and many articles on the study of ancient Egypt and is probably best known for his historical work on the reign of Hatshepsut and the Amarna period
Most of the show's artifacts date to the time of Tutankhamun and the Amarna Period
, including many objects excavated almost a century ago from this short-lived royal city.