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Amarna is a genus of Noctuidae, described by Walker in 1857.
- synonym: genus Amarna
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Lepidoptera
- family: Noctuidae
- genus: Anomis
Amarna is an extensive Egyptian archaeological site that represents the remains of the capital city newly established and built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the late Eighteenth Dynasty, and abandoned shortly afterwards. The name for the city employed by the ancient Egyptians is written as Akhetaten in English transliteration. Akhetaten means "Horizon of the Aten".
Amarna a.k.a. Anomis is a genus of moths in the Erebidae family.
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by Giulio Magli
The Amarna sacred space Amarna is a sort of desolate bay of flat land, stretching for some 10 kilometres along the...
by Fergus Fleming, Alan Lothian
The king called the new city Akhetaten, “Horizon ofthe Aten”; today it is called Amarna. (formerly Akhetaten) shows Akhenaten ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Amarna Aten Hathor Thebe Luxor Temple Amarna is an extensive Egyptian archaeological site that represents the remains of the capital city newly- established and built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the late Eighteenth Dynasty (0 . 1353 BC) ...
A New Edition of the Cuneiform Letters from the Site of El-Amarna based on Collations of all Extant Tablets by Anson F. Rainey
As mentioned above, Amarna is an ideal venue for the study of the layout of an ancient Egyptian city in spite of its unusual character as the capital of the heretic king, Amenḥotep IV/Akhenaton. Prospects for finding more inscriptions have pretty ...
The Amarna Experiment (2003)
by James C. Thompson
After all, Amarna is an empty wasteland in the middle of nowhere.
Amarna is an adjective derived from the name — Beni Amran — of the Arab tribe which colonized the region. As to the king, no doubt the same hieroglyphics make both " Khu," or, more correctly, " Chut," and also " Akh," which Mr. Petrie prefers ...
by Niels Peter Lemche
Amarna Letters Knudtzon, J. A. Die EI-Amarna T afeln mit Einleitung und Erlc' iuterungen herausgegeben. Anmerkungen und Register bearbeitet von Otto Weber und Erich Ebeling. Vorderasiatische Bibliothek. Neudruck der Ausgabe 1915.
by Piotr Bienkowski, Alan Millard
Amarna Letter no. 23. WA 29793. Most of the tablets are written in dialects of the Babylonian language, but two are in Hittite, and one each in 'Hurrian and Assyrian. Thirty-two of the tablets are not letters or inventories attached to letters: they ...
by Margaret Bunson
'Amarna Letters Officials and courtiers lived in the principal districts, and the homes provided for them were large and lavish. Most contained gardens, pools, and summer villas, as well as reception areas. The temple and the palace were ...
by Robert Morkot
The Amarna Letters are the principal source for our understanding of Asiatic affairs in the reign, although fraught with problems of chronology and interpretation. Earlier literature painted a picture of the pharaoh as unwarlike, or even a "pacifist ...
Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney
The Amarna letters. The Amarna letters show that Akkadian was the language of international diplomacy even for proud, prestigious Egypt, although the kings of MITANNI sometimes wrote in HURRIAN (see LANGUAGES OF THE ANE II.
by Eric Orlin
Amarna (“Horizon of Aten”) was a city established and built solely by the Eighteenth Dynasty king Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten. Due to the political situation in the country and the king's explicit attempt to limit the power and influence of ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1R1N1A1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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