Tell el Amarna

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Tell el-Amarna the site of the ruins of the ancient Egyptian capital Akhetaten, on the east bank of the Nile. A series of cuneiform tablets known as the Amarna Letters was discovered on the site in 1887, providing valuable insight into Near Eastern diplomacy of the 14th century bc.

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