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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It was built on the debris of an ancient site dating back to the modern Stone Age as stated by the Greek inscriptions and the letters of Tell Amarna in Egypt which means that the city dates back to more than 3,500 years ago.
It was built on the debris of an ancient site dates back to the modern Stone Age as was stated by the Greek inscriptions and the letters of Tell Amarna in Egypt which means that the city dates back to more than 3,500 years ago.