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Akhenaten's Egypt (Shire Egyptology, #10)

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This book surveys Akhenaten's life and times and discusses the reign of his father in which we grew up, his early years as king at Thebes and his later years at Amarna, his new city.
Paperback, 68 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Shire Publications (first published December 1988)
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Sep 18, 2016 Jbondandrews rated it liked it
A very light weight book on Akhenaten
Jul 09, 2012 Elise rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, history
A little dry but, otherwise, a good introduction to the period. The only criticism is that some information and theories are only very sketchily presented. A couple of generations after this, Akhenaten and his two immediate successors (which includes Tutankhamun) were "deleted" from official histories, so a lot of the information is given is speculation and theory - it would be more helpful to the novice to be told that "current evidence suggests that [such and such] is the most likely of these ...more
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