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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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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.