Museums Related Temples & Tombs
Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV) Sir Ralph Abercromby Deir el Medina, workers village
Amarna Princess Aswan, dam and quarrying Deir el Medina, documents from village
Tutankhamun's burial jewellery Has Akhenaten's body been found..? Deir el Medina, temple of Hathor
Brothers Khnum-Nakht & Nekht-Ankh Pyramid in Liverpool Herishef, temple at Heracleopolis
Stirling - Castle, town, Pyramid   Tomb of Meketre, western Thebes
Ancient Egypt Study Reports
  1. Evolution of Funerary Architecture
  2. Egyptian Religious Art
  3. What is a temple..?
  4. Akhenaten, the-Aten, and Atenism
  5. Egypt’s relationships with Libya and the ‘Sea Peoples’ during the New Kingdom
  6. Historical context of the Stelae excavated by William Bankes within the Northern Temple of Isis at Buhen
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