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Akhetaten
Ruins near the village of Hajji Qandil in Egypt where an important collection of ancient tablets were discovered.
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Akhetaten
Akhetaten (Egyp. ʾkht-ʾitn)The capital city of the revolutionary Pharaoh Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV, ca. 1363–1347 b.c.e.), modern Tell el-Amarna, 322 km. (200 mi.) S of Cairo on the east bank of the Nile.See Amarna.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Akhetaten
Akhetaten [äˊkə täˊtən] (Egyp. ˒kht-i̓tn “place of glory of Aton”). The capital city of the revolutionary Pharaoh Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV, ca. 1363–1347 B.C.), modern Tell el-Amarna, 322 km. (200 mi.) south of Cairo on the east bank of the Nile. See Tell el-Amarna.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AKHETATEN
AKHETATEN. Literally “Horizon of Aten,” was founded on virgin soil by the Eighteenth Dynasty, Egyptian king Akhenaten as his capital city and the sacred precinct of the sun-god Aten. The sacred precinct of Akhetaten is delimited by boundary stelae describing its founding. It spanned the Nile and comprised