129: Hard-Knock Life

Child labour, plague, and dark deeds at Amarna. By regnal year 14 (c.1349 BCE) Akhenaten's capital city had grown to almost thirty thousand people. This massive growth carried a price, one that archaeologists are finding in the city's vast cemeteries... Date c.1349 BCE www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com Support the show for early access, ad-free episodes, and much more at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast


 

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