Stela of Akhenaten

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016
Stela of Akhenaten

This is the upper part of a limestone stela (with a cavetto cornice). There is a 1 line of horizontal hieroglyphic inscriptions, reading symmetrically from the center of the line; early cartouches of Aten can be recognized. Below, we can see the Aten disc and cartouches of Aten, Akhenaten, and Nefertiti. From Tell Al-Amarna, Egypt. Reign of Akhenaten, circa 1353–1336 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).


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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. (2016, March 21). Stela of Akhenaten. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4717/

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