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Early Cartouches of Aten


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 26 August 2019
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Limestone "early" cartouches of the god Aten. The one on the right reads "The living Re-Horakhty, Rejoicing in the horizon" while that on the left reads "In his name as Shu, who is in the Aten". From small houses, N 49.06, at Amarna, Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1351-1334 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum in 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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