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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 Meryre 1 Tomb EG075851jhp 
 Egypt Amarna Rock Cut Northern Tomb Meryre entrance door covered Access looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn
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Amarna Meryre 1 Tomb EG075851jhp
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Egypt Amarna Rock Cut Northern Tomb Meryre entrance door covered

Access looking towards the front of cliff face housing tomb-chapels of the main officials of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten Queen Nefertiti his wife of near the former capital of Amarna, located on the east bank of the River Nile near the modern University City of Minya. These cliff front rock cut tombs are here near the entrance office not far from the landing for the necessary ferry crossing at al-Till and are usually the first area visited before the longer drives to the North Place and main site with the partially restored Small Aten Temple.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Rive, Nile, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, Akhenaten, Pharaoh, Akhetaten, Nefertiti, Aten, rock-cut, steep, climb, steps, rocks, Northern, tomb-chapels, Huya, Tiy, tombs, Meryre, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient
 


 

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