An Ancient Egyptian Mourning Ritual Took Place in Amarna.

During the reign of Akhenaten, iconography coming from tombs of Amarna show mainly scenes of the “living ones”: Sculptors in the workshop, worship of the Aten, the activity in the palace, the royal family in the “Window of Appearance”…

Depictions relating the death are just a few. Here we will mention the tomb of Huya.

The corpse of Huya inside his coffin is standing…

Funeral of Huya depicted in his tomb. Photo: Amarna Project. Ancient Egypt

Funeral of Huya depicted in his tomb. Photo: Amarna Project.

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