Amarna

adjective Amar·na \əˈmärnə\

Definition of Amarna

  1. :  of or belonging to the period of time about 1375–1360 b.c. that is described on the ancient Egyptian Tell el ʽAmarna tablets discovered 1887 and written in cuneiform characters containing the correspondence of Amenhotep IV and his father with other states and vassals

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Origin and Etymology of amarna

from Tell el ʽAmarna, ancient station on the Nile river between Thebes and Memphis, Egypt


First Known Use: 1895


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