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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 North Palace EG075897jhp 
 Amarna North Palace garden court Egyptology Mudbrick chambers Egypt Akhenaten by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn
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Amarna North Palace EG075897jhp
Upload Date: Monday, October 22, 2007
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Amarna North Palace garden court Egyptology Mudbrick chambers Egypt Akhenaten

by the River Nile at el-Till across to the east bank of the river and near the modern Egyptian city of Minya is built round a sacred pool now identified by a few palm trees in its centre. The North Palace along with the Hall of Foreign Tribute were perhaps part of the living areas for the royal family of Akhetaten, his Queen Nefertiti and senior officials and courtiers although little remains now except the foundations and bases of columns. Some restoration following extensive archaeological work by the Amarna project is evident and allows the visitor to get some sense of the scale of this site, after the first visited after the Northern Tombs are explored.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, el-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna, city, upright, Akhetaten, Pharaoh, Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Aten, North, Palace, Hall, Foreign, Tributes, family, home, royal, quarters, officials, sacred, lake, palm trees, dates, date, palm, garden, court, chambers, sand, dry, columns, bases, restored, excavation, restoration, floors, bricks, rooms, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, mudbrick, walls, archaeology, desert, hills, limestone, sand, desert, covered, grass
 


 

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