Tell el Amarna

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Tell el Amarna

(ˈtɛl ɛl əˈmɑːnə)
n
(Placename) a group of ruins and rock tombs in Upper Egypt, on the Nile below Asyut: site of the capital of Amenhotep IV, built about 1375 bc; excavated from 1891 onwards
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The new edition of the tablets is preceded by a short introduction in which the author discusses the findspots of the tablets and adds a few pages on scribal education at Akhetaton (Amarna).