Amarna Era Chronological Conundrum: Accession of Neferneferuaten and Tutankhamun’s Death–Part II

Amarna Era Chronological Conundrum: Accession of Neferneferuaten and Tutankhamun’s Death–Part II

With only an Amarna wine jar label from Regnal Year 17 – purported to be the last dated inscription from his reign – that makes no mention of Akhenaten by name, and the generous 59 years’ rule bequeathed to Horemheb by the appreciative Ramesside kings; have Egyptologists been all along miscalculating the true number of years the erstwhile Generalissimo was Pharaoh?

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A sculptor's limestone trial piece with sunk-relief depictions of (some believe) two Amarna Kings - Akhenaten and Smenkhkare. This could also be a double portrait of Akhenaten alone. The border below comprises surface decoration from the Tomb 55 coffin. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

A sculptor's limestone trial piece with sunk-relief depictions of (some believe) two Amarna Kings - Akhenaten and Smenkhkare. This could also be a double portrait of Akhenaten alone. The border below comprises surface decoration from the Tomb 55 coffin. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.


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