Tel el Amarna
geographical name locality central Egypt on E bank of the Nile NW of Asyût; site of ruins

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  • Tel-el-Amarna — Tel el A*mar na, n. [Ar., hill of Amarna.] A station on the Nile in Egypt, midway between Thebes and Memphis, forming the site of the ancient city of Akhetaton, capital of Amenophis IV. (Akhenaton, or Amenhotep IV., of the 18th dynasty, king 1353 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tel el-Amarna — Amarna in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tel el Amarna — /tel el euh mahr neuh/. See Tell el Amarna. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tel el Amarna — /tel el euh mahr neuh/. See Tell el Amarna …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tel el Amarna — Tel el A•mar•na [[t]ˈtɛl ɛl əˈmɑr nə[/t]] n. ara geg anh a village in central Egypt, on the Nile: site of ancient Egyptian city …   From formal English to slang

  • Tel-el-Amarna letters — Tel el Amarna Tel el A*mar na, n. [Ar., hill of Amarna.] A station on the Nile in Egypt, midway between Thebes and Memphis, forming the site of the ancient city of Akhetaton, capital of Amenophis IV. (Akhenaton, or Amenhotep IV., of the 18th… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tel-el-Amarna tablets — Tel el Amarna Tel el A*mar na, n. [Ar., hill of Amarna.] A station on the Nile in Egypt, midway between Thebes and Memphis, forming the site of the ancient city of Akhetaton, capital of Amenophis IV. (Akhenaton, or Amenhotep IV., of the 18th… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tell el Amarna — Tel el Amarna Tel el A*mar na, n. [Ar., hill of Amarna.] A station on the Nile in Egypt, midway between Thebes and Memphis, forming the site of the ancient city of Akhetaton, capital of Amenophis IV. (Akhenaton, or Amenhotep IV., of the 18th… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tell-el-Amarna — Tel el Amarna Tel el A*mar na, n. [Ar., hill of Amarna.] A station on the Nile in Egypt, midway between Thebes and Memphis, forming the site of the ancient city of Akhetaton, capital of Amenophis IV. (Akhenaton, or Amenhotep IV., of the 18th… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tell el Amarna — /tel el euh mahr neuh/ a village in central Egypt, on the Nile: site of the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetaton; extensive excavations. Also, Tell el Amarna, Tel el Amarna, Tel Amarna. * * * …   Universalium

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