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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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As part of a dedicated effort to wipe out memory of what we now call the Amarna period, the monotheistic pharaoh's Aten temples were demolished.
Driver Jakadi fractured her pelvis but passenger Amarna suffered fatal head injuries, despite apparently wearing a helmet.
the multi-volumed Amarna Reports) and his students.
In the El Amarna letters, Akko's kings (father and son) sent letters to the Pharaohs; it is mentioned several times.
Amarna Sunrise: Egypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy" by Egyptologist Aidan Dodson (Senior Research Fellow, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol) traces the history of Egypt from the death of the great warrior-king Thutmose III to the high point of Akhenaten's reign, when the known world brought gifts to his newly-built capital city of Amarna, in particular looking at the way in which the cult of the sun became increasingly important to even 'orthodox' kings, culminating in the transformation of Akhenaten's father, Amenhotep III, into a solar deity in his own right.
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.
For the past 35 years, Professor Barry Kemp has been leading extensive excavations and studies at the famed Amarna site in Middle Egypt-meaning he has been working there roughly twice as long as the time the ancient city was actually inhabited nearly 4,000 years ago.
The city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti; Amarna and its people.
De hecho, tanto en Malkata como en Amarna el mismo grupo de pintores parece haber utilizado ambos metodos de pincelada para tratar las representaciones naturalistas de plantas y animales que decoraban suelos, cielos rasos y espacios murales menores.
The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti - Amarna and its people by Barry Kemp (Thames & Hudson: PS29.
I then move into a discussion on how Freud uses Amarna to create his genealogical narrative.
C'est en decembre 1912 que Ludwig Borchardt decouvre durant les fouilles de l'ancienne Amarna le buste de la reine Nefertiti.