Letters from the Capital (Episode 122)

A Man Living Alone.

In the midst of Akhenaten’s whirlwind reforms, and his radical decisions, it’s easy to forget the impact this probably had on ordinary people. How did the folks who followed Akhenaten adjust to life in a completely new city? A few letters and texts, excavated in the old capital, give us a glimpse…

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Susan Thorpe, Social Aspects in Ancient Egyptian Personal Correspondence, Unpublished PhD Thesis, 2016.

Edward F. Wente, Letters from Ancient Egypt, 1990.

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