Amarna letter EA 27

Amarna letter EA 27 is a letter addressed to Amenhotep IV and concerns "The Missing Gold Statues Again".

EA 27, obverse

The letter is dated to a period within the very beginning of the second regnal year of the pharaoh, and was written by Tushratta, who was living at Washukanni. At the time the pharaoh was located at Thebes.[1]

The letter is thought to contain a reference to a royal funeral.[2]

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  1. ^ Dan'El Kahn - Egypt, Canaan and Israel: History, Imperialism, Ideology and Literature: Proceedings of a Conference at the University of Haifa, 3-7 May 2009(page 140) Volume 52 of Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, BRILL, 9 Jun 2011, 370 pages, ISBN 9004194932 [Retrieved 2015-07-03](this source used to add also < addressed to Amenhotep IV >)
  2. ^ P.F. Dorman - Causing His Name To Live: Studies in Egyptian Epigraphy and History in Memory of William J. Murnane (page 71) Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, BRILL, 8 Oct 2009, 256 pages, ISBN 9047429885 [Retrieved 2015-07-03]