Tell el Amarna

geographical name

Tell el Amar·​na ˈtel-ˌel-ə-ˈmär-nə How to pronounce Tell el Amarna (audio)
locality in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile River northwest of Asyût

Note: Tell el Amarna is the site of the ruins of an ancient Egyptian city that was both built and abandoned in the 14th century b.c.

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“Tell el Amarna.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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