The tomb is located six kilometres up the Royal Wadi which separates the hills surrounding Akhetaton from the East and thus separating the Northern private tomb from the Southern ones. The entrance to the tomb is cut in the floor of the Wadi facing East. Plan of the Tomb: The entrance leads to a stairway […]

The tomb of Huya, it’s a tomb number 1 at tell el Amarna Huya is one of the high officials who lived during the reign of Akhenaton. Among his important titles are: The Overseer of the Royal hareem. The Steward of Queen Tiye. His tomb lies at the Northern most side of the el Amarna […]

The city of Tell El Amarna was built by Akhenaton on the East bank of the Nile river. It is located nowadays 12 KM South-East of Mallawi / EI Menya Governorate. His city Akhet itn extended some 12km from North-South. Its boundaries were marked by means of boundary stelae erected by the king. Akhenaton built […]

El Menya is the present name of the district situated 240 km to the south of Cairo on the west bank of the Nile. The word El Menya is originally derived from the Ancient Egyptian word “mnˁt” or the Nurse of Khufu, as it was believed that King Khufu, of the fourth Dynasty, was brought […]

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