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The Magic, Mystery and Madness of Tomb 55: Resurrecting the Rebel Ruler–Part III

The Magic, Mystery and Madness of Tomb 55: Resurrecting the Rebel Ruler–Part III

Akhenaten’s short-lived capital, Amarna, was the epicenter of the unpalatable religious changes that pharaoh had unleashed on his country. The ensuing tumult which pervaded Egypt during this dark time had to be forgotten, and quickly.

In 1907, the discovery of an obscure tomb, which remains the most controversial find in the Valley of the Kings, resurrected the renegade’s memory after millennia.

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