Amarna Letter of Marriage Negotiation

Item

Title

Amarna Letter of Marriage Negotiation

Description

This is one tablet of the collection known as the "Amarna Letters", which depicted the negotiation which took place between the King of Mitanni, Tushratta, and the Egyptian Pharaoh, Amenhotep III and negotiated for the marriage of the Pharaoh and Tushratta's daughter. The marriage was negotiated to improve relations between Egypt and Mitanni, of which the latter was a state in Northern Mesopotamia.

Creator

King Tushratta of Mitanni

Date

1350 BCE

Format

jpg

Publisher

Wikimedia

Rights

The British Museum

Original Format

Tablet