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Amarna

Amarna is an extensive Egyptian archaeological site that represents the remains of the capital city newly established and built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the late Eighteenth Dynasty, abandoned shortly after his death. The name for the city employed by the ancient Egyptians is written as Akhetaten in English transliteration. Akhetaten means "Horizon of the Aten"; the area is located on the east bank of the Nile River in the modern Egyptian province of Minya, some 58 km south of the city of al-Minya, 312 km south of the Egyptian capital Cairo and 402 km north of Luxor. The city of Deir Mawas lies directly west across from the site of Amarna. Amarna, on the east side, includes several modern villages, chief of which are el-Till in the north and el-Hagg Qandil in the south; the area was occupied during Roman and early Christian times. The name Amarna comes from the Beni Amran tribe that lived in the region and founded a few settlements; the ancient Egyptian name was Akhetaten. English Egyptologist Sir John Gardner Wilkinson visited Amarna twice in the 1820s and identified it as'Alabastron', following the sometimes contradictory descriptions of Roman-era authors Pliny and Ptolemy, although he was not sure about the identification and suggested Kom el-Ahmar as an alternative location.

The area of the city was a virgin site, it was in this city that the Akhetaten described as the Aten's "seat of the First Occasion, which he had made for himself that he might rest in it". It may be that the Royal Wadi's resemblance to the hieroglyph for horizon showed that this was the place to found the city; the city was built as the new capital of the Pharaoh Akhenaten, dedicated to his new religion of worship to the Aten. Construction started in or around Year 5 of his reign and was completed by Year 9, although it became the capital city two years earlier. To speed up construction of the city most of the buildings were constructed out of mud-brick, white washed; the most important buildings were faced with local stone. It is the only ancient Egyptian city which preserves great details of its internal plan, in large part because the city was abandoned after the death of Akhenaten, when Akhenaten's son, King Tutankhamun, decided to leave the city and return to his birthplace in Thebes; the city seems to have remained active for a decade or so after his death, a shrine to Horemheb indicates that it was at least occupied at the beginning of his reign, if only as a source for building material elsewhere.

Once it was abandoned it remained uninhabited until Roman settlement began along the edge of the Nile. However, due to the unique circumstances of its creation and abandonment, it is questionable how representative of ancient Egyptian cities it is. Amarna was hastily constructed and covered an area of 8 miles of territory on the east bank of the Nile River; the entire city was encircled with a total of 14 boundary stelae detailing Akhenaten's conditions for the establishment of this new capital city of Egypt. The earliest dated stele from Akhenaten's new city is known to be Boundary stele K, dated to Year 5, IV Peret, day 13 of Akhenaten's reign, it preserves an account of Akhenaten's foundation of this city. The document records the pharaoh's wish to have several temples of the Aten to be erected here, for several royal tombs to be created in the eastern hills of Amarna for himself, his chief wife Nefertiti and his eldest daughter Meritaten as well as his explicit command that when he was dead, he would be brought back to Amarna for burial.

Boundary stela K introduces a description of the events that were being celebrated at Amarna: His Majesty mounted a great chariot of electrum, like the Aten when He rises on the horizon and fills the land with His love, took a goodly road to Akhetaten, the place of origin, which had created for Himself that he might be happy therein. It was His son Wa'enrē who founded it for Him as His monument when His Father commanded him to make it. Heaven was joyful, the earth was glad every heart was filled with delight; this text goes on to state that Akhenaten made a great oblation to the god Aten "and this is the theme, illustrated in the lunettes of the stelae where he stands with his queen and eldest daughter before an altar heaped with offerings under the Aten, while it shines upon him rejuvenating his body with its rays." Located on the east bank of the Nile, the ruins of the city are laid out north to south along a "Royal Road", now referred to as "Sikhet es-Sultan". The Royal residences are to the north, in what is known as the North City, with a central administration and religious area and the south of the city is made up of residential suburbs.

If one approached the city of Amarna from the north by river the first buildings past the northern boundary stele would be the North Riverside Palace. This building ran all the way up to the waterfront and was the main residence of the Royal Family. Located within the North City area is the Northern Palace, the main residence of the Royal Family. Between this and the central city, the Northern Suburb was a prosperous area with large houses, but the house size decreased and became poorer the furth

1998–99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim season

The 1998–99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim season was the sixth season in franchise history. The roster was shaken up a lot during the previous season and only a few changes took place in the summer; the Ducks traded Dave Karpa and a 2000 4th round pick to the Carolina Hurricanes for Kevin Haller and Stu Grimson on June 18. Two months they acquired Jim Mckenzie for Jean-Francois Jomphe on August 11, they signed veteran Fredrik Olausson, with the Ducks before, to give the team scoring from the blue line, Pascal Trepanier. Rookies Antti Aalto and Johan Davidsson made the roster while Mike Crowley who played well last season would see more ice time with the parent team. For the first time since the Ducks traded Ron Tugnutt to the Montreal Canadiens in 1994 the team saw just their second change in net, losing Mikhail Shtalenkov to the Nashville Predators in the 1998 NHL Expansion Draft; that left them with Prospects Patrick Chris Mason for the back up position. Just before the season started the Ducks acquired Dominic Roussel from the Nashville Predators for Chris Mason and Marc Moro on October 5, 1998 which gave the team more experience in case Hebert would be sidelined like last season.

Days they sent Doug Houda to Detroit on October 9. The season was much more consistent than last season. Anaheim started off slow, losing their first three games and scoring only one goal but was unbeaten the next six games. On October 27, 1998 they added Marty McInnes, a key player who gave them more scoring depth for the teams upcoming success and dominating Powerplay. On November 8 Tomas Sandstrom suffered a broken left wrist which kept him sidelined until late December thus relying more on their star players and hoping for others to fill the void; the team managed to comeback a few times after going winless some games and put up winning streaks like in early December and early February. January turned out to be the tough going 4-9-1 and winless a second time since late November. Overall the Ducks were hovering around the.500 mark fighting to go to the post season. In February the team pushed themselves into the Play Off as the Mighty Ducks went 13-3-1 from February 3 until March 10 including a team record seven game winning streak.

The Ducks finished the season 6 in the west. The Blues only lost 1 game in their last nine games where as the Ducks only won one game out of their last seven against the Coyotes, missing out on 5th place facing Phoenix rather than the Red Wings. During that winning-streak the team only allowed 1 goal in each of those games, highlighting the great goaltending of Guy Hebert, who had career year and his best season since 1996/97. Dominic Roussel enjoyed a stellar comeback in the NHL as the teams backup. Both goalies provided excellent goaltending for the Ducks, each posting a save percentage above.920 as well as a superb GAA. Those great numbers were supported by their Defense as the team allowed 55 goals less than last year. Offensively the Ducks only scored 10 goals more than last season but relied on their first line combining for 109 goals. Additional scoring was only provided by Marty McInnes, Fredrik Olausson and Tomas Sandstrom, who missed 24 games due to injury. Matt Cullen enjoyed a good second season, tallying 11 goals, double than last year while Travis Green only scored 13 goals and 30 points, below expectation.

The Mighty Ducks finished the regular season with the most power-play goals, 83, the best power-play percentage, 21.96% in the NHL. Note: CR = Conference rank. Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific, NW – Northwest bold – Qualified for playoffs; the Wings swept the Mighty Ducks in four games. Late in Game 3 Stu Grimson cross-checked Kris Draper in the face in front of the Red Wings which caused a brawl between both teams. Game 1: Mighty Ducks 3, Detroit 5 Game 2: Mighty Ducks 1, Detroit 5 Game 3: Detroit 4, Mighty Ducks 2 Game 4: Detroit 3, Mighty Ducks 0 Detroit Wins Series 4-0 ScoringGoaltending ScoringGoaltending Acquired Marty McInnes from the Chicago Blackhawks for a 4th round draft pick on October 27, 1998 Traded Drew Bannister to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2000 5th round pick on December 10, 1998 Traded Josef Marha to the Chicago Blackhawks for future considerations on January 28, 1999 Anaheim's draft picks at the 1998 NHL Entry Draft held at the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo, New York.

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HLLLYH

HLLLYH is the fourth and final studio album by Los Angeles-based experimental punk band The Mae Shi. It was released on February 11, 2008, it is a concept album about judeo-christian religion, featuring mediations on stories of the old testament. "Lamb and the Lion" - 2:24 "PWND" - 2:48 "Boys in the Attic" - 1:24 "7 x x 7" - 2:02 "The Melody" - 2:18 "Leech and Locust" - 2:45 "Run to Your Grave" - 3:53 "Kingdom Come" - 11:37 "I Get Everything I Want" - 3:43 "Party Politics" - 2:14 "Young Marks" - 2:05 "Book of Numbers" - 1:55 "HLLLYH" - 4:56 "Divine Harvest" - 2:14 HLLLYH received positive reviews, garnering a rating of 8.1 from independent music reviewer Pitchfork Media. Pitchfork endorsed the album with an official recommendation and put it #18 on their staff list for the year