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Tell el Amarna

or Tell-el-A·mar·na, Tel el A·mar·na

[tel el uh-mahr-nuh]
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  1. a village in central Egypt, on the Nile: site of the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetaton; extensive excavations.
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Also Tel A·mar·na [tel uh-mahr-nuh] /ˈtɛl əˈmɑr nə/.
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Tell el Amarna

  1. a group of ruins and rock tombs in Upper Egypt, on the Nile below Asyut: site of the capital of Amenhotep IV, built about 1375 bc; excavated from 1891 onwards
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