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Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Amarna River Nile EG075821jhp 
 al-Till Ferry Crossing water River Nile Egypt Amarna west bank flat a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn
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Amarna River Nile EG075821jhp
Upload Date: Monday, October 22, 2007
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al-Till Ferry Crossing water River Nile Egypt Amarna west bank

flat a necessity for those visiting this recently accessible site at Amarna is the crossing of the River Nile at al-Till on the public car ferry which is restful and interesting break from the hectic drive along the rural back road from Minya. Amarna, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power and much is now covered up by the desert although ongoing work Amarna Project has uncovered much of the temple area, increased the knowledge and understanding of this brief but important period in ancient Egyptian history as well as preserving and restoring much of the site.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, ferry, water, crossing, landscape, sailor, passengers, men, women, people, cattle, pick-up, animals, car, Traveline, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, cables, wire, water, boat, transport, mini-bus, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, blue, sky, sunshine
 


 

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