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Model of the Central City, viewed towards the south-east. In the foreground is the Great Palace. The western portion (along the river) and the north front of the palace with its large pylon are hypothetical, although a scene in the tomb of May (no. 14) seems to depict a colonnaded façade facing on to the river bank

Model of the Central City, viewed towards the south-east. In the foreground is the Great Palace. The western portion (along the river) and the north front of the palace with its large pylon are hypothetical, although a scene in the tomb of May (no. 14) seems to depict a colonnaded façade facing on to the river bank

Artist's concept of the city of Akhetaten, showing the Great Temple to the Aten

Artist's concept of the city of Akhetaten, showing the Great Temple to the Aten

A historical reconstruction of a map depicting the lost city of Akhenaten. (Now the ruins of Amarna.)

A historical reconstruction of a map depicting the lost city of Akhenaten. (Now the ruins of Amarna.)

Nefertiti bust found in sculptor Thutmose house

Nefertiti bust found in sculptor Thutmose house

Reconstrucción en 3D del aspecto que debía tener parte de la ciudad de Amarna

Reconstrucción en 3D del aspecto que debía tener parte de la ciudad de Amarna

THE PLACE OF MERIRE THE HIGH PRIEST, EL-AMARNA. Some are living-rooms for the high priest, some for the inferior clergy, and others are store-rooms or treasure-houses for the Temple properties: they are all inside garden-grounds. Even between the granary and the treasure-house there are plants, flowering in beautifully decorated pots. The entrance is particularly charming with a porch like a baldachin, and in the front court there is a pretty pavilion.

THE PLACE OF MERIRE THE HIGH PRIEST, EL-AMARNA. Some are living-rooms for the high priest, some for the inferior clergy, and others are store-rooms or treasure-houses for the Temple properties: they are all inside garden-grounds. Even between the granary and the treasure-house there are plants, flowering in beautifully decorated pots. The entrance is particularly charming with a porch like a baldachin, and in the front court there is a pretty pavilion.

Aristocratic house at Akhetaten, King Akhenaten's new capital dedicated to his new solar god.

Aristocratic house at Akhetaten, King Akhenaten's new capital dedicated to his new solar god.

amarna egypt | Figure 7 : The Sanctuary of the Great Aten Temple

amarna egypt | Figure 7 : The Sanctuary of the Great Aten Temple

Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun  The king seated on a folding chair, covered with a leopard skin and cushions and pouring water or anointing oil in the bowl shaped into a hand of Ankhesenamun which has lain down on a pillow. In both figures, the left hand is a right hand as shown, so that the thumb is visible.

Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun The king seated on a folding chair, covered with a leopard skin and cushions and pouring water or anointing oil in the bowl shaped into a hand of Ankhesenamun which has lain down on a pillow. In both figures, the left hand is a right hand as shown, so that the thumb is visible.

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