Egypt Exploration Fund   [Hrsg.]
Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1892-1893

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and inscriptions relating to, various officers of the Court of Khuenaten
and his immediate successors. In the foot-hills along the western face
of the eastei'n range are also many tombs of a similar character, with
scenes and inscriptions, which, when copied and published, ought to
throw a flood of light upon the history of one of the most remarkable
periods of Egyptian civilization. In a ravine far up the great wady
dividing the Gebel et Til from the Gebel Abu Hasar, is a group of four
large tombs excavated in the hill. They are apparently royal, for
among them is the last resting-place of the great Khuenaten, the
founder of the city of Tell el Amarna and of the heretic religion. A
sketch plan of this royal tomb was made by Mr. John Newberry, and
is given below, together with sketches by Mr. Euckman of the

TOMB OF KHUENATKN.

entrance to the tomb and a view looking from the first corridor to the
doorway. If reference be made to the pian, it will be seen that the
tomb is approached by steps leading down on either side of a mummy-
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