1. During the age of the decline of Egyptian power in Syria, when the great conquests of Tahutmes I. Were all gradually lost, a splendid store of information was laid by for us in the cuneiform correspondence at Tell el Amarna. The clay tablets, mostly from Syria, but with a few duplicates of letters from Egypt, were deposited in The place of the records of the palace of the king, as it is called upon the stamped bricks which I found still remaining there. A few years ago the natives, while plundering about the ruins and carrying off Akhenaten's bricks for their modern houses, lit upon this record chamber containing many hundreds of tab lets. These were shown to dealers; they.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - W. M. Flinders Petrie
Published Date - August 27 2019
ISBN - 9780266210900
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.6 cm
Page Count - 231
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