Amarna, Horizon of the AtenCapital Cities
Akhetaten, Horizon of the Aten
The City of Pharaoh Akhetaten and Great Royal Wife, Nefertiti
Who lived in Akhetaten, Amarna?
What was in the City?
How many Palaces were in Amarna?
The Great Temple of Aten
The Gem Aten or Long Temple
Nefertiti’s Sun Temple
Pharaoh Amenhotep IV – Pharaoh Akhenaten
Learn about the Pharaoh who attempted to change the whole religious outlook for Ancient Egypt
Great Royal Wife Nefertiti
Queen Consort of Egypt: “Lady of Grace and Sweet of Love; Lady of The Two Lands; Great King’s Wife, his beloved; Lady of All Women; and Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt”
The Royal Family
Who were the Royals of Amarna?
There are 25 Tombs: 6 in the North for senior Officials & 19 in the South