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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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It seems to me that it is highly likely she died during her husband's reign and so would have been buried at Amarna, the city purpose-built by Akhenaten in Middle Egypt.
We start, back in Egypt, with Akhenaten's workers: the Amarna Stone Village survey by ANNA STEVENS.
Freud's use of Amarna for its substantive characteristics--enlightenment and monotheism--is somewhat problematic.
The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti - Amarna and its people by Barry Kemp (Thames & Hudson: PS29.
Pidgins and Creoles, 331-74, the only mixed language that is identified as "possibly only a written form of language" is Amarna Akkadian, which is entered together with "Amarna Akkadian-Hurrian Pidgin" under the category "mixed jargons/pidgins" (363).
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.
The city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti; Amarna and its people.
C'est en decembre 1912 que Ludwig Borchardt decouvre durant les fouilles de l'ancienne Amarna le buste de la reine Nefertiti.
This anniversary exhibition commemorates the discovery of the polychrome bust of Nefertiti, left, found at the Egyptian site of Amarna Jn 1912.
The realistic art of the era became known as Amarna art' (after the city).
and an Egyptian vassal, is a unique character in the Amarna letters, both in terms of the volume of information that he provides, and the colorful ways in which he provides it.