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Akhenaten Making Sacrifices


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 26 August 2019
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The Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten (r. 1353-1336 BCE) makes sacrifices to the god Aten. Part of the cartouche of Aten appears on the right upper corner. Part of a temple relief. Painted limestone. From Amarna, Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1345 BCE. (The Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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