of or relating to the period in ancient Egyptian history described on cuneiform tablets (Amarna tablets ) that were found in 1887 at Tell el Amarna and contain the correspondence (Amarna letters ) from neighboring kings and governors to Amenhotep IV and his father Amenhotep III.
- Rarely a·mar·na .
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How to use Amarna in a sentence
The wall and floor paintings that have been discovered at Tel el-Amarna are marvels of realistic art.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations | Archibald Sayce
They have been faithfully handed down to us by the artists employed at Tell-el-Amarna.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2) | Georges Perrot
Much of the evidence can be roughly dated, and fortunately the age already illuminated by the Amarna tablets can be recognised.The Religion of Ancient Palestine | Stanley A. Cook
The preceding paragraphs touch only the fringe of an important subject—the Palestinian pantheon in and after the Amarna age.The Religion of Ancient Palestine | Stanley A. Cook
On the other hand, the absence of letters from Mycenae among the tablets of Tel el-Amarna must be regarded as at least suggestive.