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 Amenhotep III and Akhenaten: An Examination of the Coregency Issues by Leslie E. Bailey
 Ramses and Rebellion: Showdown of False and True Horus by Peter Feinman
 IntCal98 Calibration for Radiocarbon Ages of Samples from Amarna by Federico Rocchi.
 Dating the Amarna Period in Egypt: Did a Solar Eclipse Inspire Akhenaten? by William McMurray
 Towards an Absolute Chronology for Ancient Egypt by William McMurray.
 Total Solar Eclipses in Ancient Egypt - A New Interpretation of Some New Kingdom Texts by David G. Smith.
 Was the function of the earliest writing in Egypt utilitarian or ceremonial? Does the surviving evidence reflect the reality? by Marsia Sfakianou
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