Syria and Egypt : From the Tell El Amarna Letters (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Syria and Egypt: From the Tell El Amarna Letters 1. During the age of the decline of Egyptian power in Syria, when the great conquests of Tahutmes I. Were all gradually lost, a splendid store of information was laid by for us in the cuneiform correspondence at Tell el Amarna. The clay tablets, mostly from Syria, but with a few duplicates of letters from Egypt, were deposited in The place of the records of the palace of the king, as it is called upon the stamped bricks which I found still remaining there. A few years ago the natives, while plundering about the ruins and carrying off Akhenaten's bricks for their modern houses, lit upon this record chamber containing many hundreds of tab lets. These were shown to dealers; they. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 234 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
- 01 Oct 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 76 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white