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Meaning of amarniense

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Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It means that it is from Amarna, a region of Egypt, on the banks of the Nile River. It is also the name of a period of Egyptian history, in which Pharaoh Akhenaton ruled and established Ajetatón as his capital. Egyptian art that is characterized by giving relevance to the royal family and outstanding characters. It is qualified as cartoonish or expressionist.


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felipe lorenzo del rio

Period of the history of Egypt corresponding to the fourteenth century to . C. in which the capital was Ajenatón whose Arabic name was Amarna. Pharaoh Ajenatón, Akhenaton, also called Amenofis IV, promoted revolutionary changes in Egyptian society by taking away the power of the priests of Aton.


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