Bust of Akhenaten from Amarna

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 August 2019
Bust of Akhenaten from Amarna

This bust of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten (r. 1353-1336 BCE) came from House P 47.2, Room 19 at the city of Amarna, Egypt. Limestone (with additions), painted and gilded. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1340 BCE. Donated by James Simon (1851 - 1932 CE) in 1920 CE. 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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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, August 26). Bust of Akhenaten from Amarna. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11114/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Bust of Akhenaten from Amarna." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 26, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11114/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Bust of Akhenaten from Amarna." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Aug 2019. Web. 15 Sep 2019.

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