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4.11: House Altar (Amarna Period)

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    Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of a House Altar depicting Akhenaten, Nefertiti and Three of their Daughters.

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    House Altar depicting Akhenaten, Nefertiti and Three of their Daughters, limestone, New Kingdom, Amarna period, eighteenth dynasty, c.1350 BCE (Ägyptisches Museum/Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)


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