114: Seeds of a City

Amarna (Part 1): Building Akhet-Aten.

In regnal year 5, Akhenaten decreed the foundations of his new city devoted to the sun god. One year later, the King returned to perform ceremonies and to review what had been completed...

  • Date: c.1357 BCE (regnal year 6)
  • King: Akhenaten (Nefer-kheperu-Re Wa-en-Re)
  • Queen: Nefertiti (Nefer-neferu-Aten)
  • Cities: Amarna (Akhet-Aten)

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