Egypt During the Reign of Akhenaton



Tell El-Amarna was called Akhetaten. Today the local village

of El-Till is nearby.

The ancient name of Akhetaten, "the horizon of the solar disk".is very similar to the meaning of Amun -"Dwelt at Thebes",
Akhenaten offered this place to be the home for his god.

The Tomb of Ay at Tel el Amarna

Here Akhenaton and his court lived - palaces and temples were built and tombs for the courtiers and the royal family existed.