The Armana Letters



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Armana Letter from Aziru
Clay tablet - one of the Armana Letters from Aziru of Amurru to the Pharaoh
found at the site of Akhetaten, the new capital city built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten as his capital and center of worship of the monotheistic god Aten

The nearly 400 letters found at the site are in cuneiform Akkadian (the language of diplomacy of this time) and are diplomatic in nature.