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Seeker (registration) (blog)

Seeker (registration) (blog)
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:26:15 -0700

In one instance, radar work carried out by a previous team suggested that tombs dating from the Amarna period (the period within the New Kingdom in which Tutankhamun lived) could be found in a certain area of the main valley. The team excavated the ...

Seeker (registration) (blog)

Seeker (registration) (blog)
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 03:18:45 -0700

King Tut's mask -- the idealized portrait of the young king echoes the style of the late Amarna period. The life-like eyes are formed by bright quartz, with obsidian inlays for the pupils. Rossella Lorenzi/Semmel Concerts. Indeed, since the initial ...

Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:14:39 -0800

The Amarna period, roughly 1353-1336 BCE, introduced a new form of art that completely contradicted what was known and revered in the Egyptian culture. The pharaoh Amenhotep IV not only changed his name from Amenhotep to Akhenaten, and the ...

Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 07:13:26 -0800

The only thing we really know for certain about Kiya is her name, written in the forms kiya, kiw, kia, kaia, and that she was a wife of Akhenaten titled The Great Beloved Wife . Much information about Kiya was lost over time and nowadays information ...

The Independent

The Independent
Sun, 20 Mar 2016 09:29:50 -0700

He died with no heirs, which allowed two army generals to access the throne, Ay followed by Horemheb. After the break from orthodoxy of the Amarna period, Tutankhamun and his successors resumed the ancient form of the religion and started extensive ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 06 Mar 2016 05:14:16 -0800

Eye-catching tableaux ... Anthony Roth Costanzo as Akhnaten in Phelim McDermott's production, for ENO, of Glass's Akhnaten. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian. Andrew Clements. Sunday 6 March 2016 08.12 EST Last modified on Sunday 6 ...

Naples Herald

Naples Herald
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 05:11:15 -0700

Amarna PeriodKing Tut's hidden chamberKing Tut's tombNefertitiNicholas ReevesSmenkhkareTutankhamun · Trader Vincent Quinones, foreground, talks on his phone on the floor of the New Previous article. Stocks end modestly higher after Fed holds rates ...

PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 13:55:35 -0800

In a new exhibit, Chicago's Field Museum has revived elements from its controversial 1933 show, "Races of Mankind," consisting of 104 bronze statues that depict races from around the world. Most of the statues were banished by 1969 as public opinion on ...
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