tell-el-amarna

Tell el Amarna

[tel el uh-mahr-nuh]
noun
a village in central Egypt, on the Nile: site of the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetaton; extensive excavations.
Also, Tell-el-Amarna, Tel el Amarna, Tel Amarna.
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Tell el Amarna (ˈtɛl ɛl əˈmɑːnə)
 
n
a group of ruins and rock tombs in Upper Egypt, on the Nile below Asyut: site of the capital of Amenhotep IV, built about 1375 bc; excavated from 1891 onwards

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