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City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti

Amarna and its People

written by Barry Kemp

Thames and Hudson | ISBN 9780500291207

Paperback – 320 pages


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Akhenaton, Pharaoh, husband to Nefertiti, and father to Tutankhamun. He was the rebel of the ancient world, not only changing their religion from polytheism to monotheism with the worship of Aten, he also had the nerve to change the capital city of Egypt to Amarna which was considered by most as ‘Urban Village’ not a grand city. Reading this book you will have an enticing look at the Pharaoh the Ancient Egyptians tried to erase from history. For those who first love is Ancient Egypt- like me, this books is a must.

By Cassandra Willis

Presents the history of the site of Tell el-Amarna from its foundation by the pharaoh Akhenaten in c 1344 bc to its abandonment just 16 or 17 years later, a few years after his death. This title includes nine chapters that cover the king's choice of the site and its development, and the layout of the city and its buildings.

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