Ken Lawrence

Ken Lawrence is the author of the travel guide books 'Chasing the Emerald Buddha: An Alternative Journey Through Thailand, Laos & Angkor' (forthcoming) and 'The Murakami Pilgrimage: A Guide to the Real-Life Places of Haruki Murakami's Fiction.' He has a passion for world cultures, art, literature and music.

Cairo Museum Amarna Art

Shadowing the Aten: Hunting for Amarna Art Across Egypt

Egyptian civilization persisted for thousands of years with its art and religion remaining largely unchanged. That is, except for one brief 17-year period in the 14th century BC. Had Pharaoh Akhenaten merely moved the capital and changed some religious rites, perhaps his reign would be little more than a minor footnote in the annals of …

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