Akhenaten

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Akhenaten

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original name Amenhotep IV. died ?1358 bc, king of Egypt, of the 18th dynasty; he moved his capital from Thebes to Tell El Amarna and introduced the cult of Aten
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I also expect that somewhere in the El Amarna tablet archives there is such a terrestrial reference of the tropical angle, with the endview dating the time of Akhnaton (Amenhotep IV).
The novel is set in Egypt during the 18th dynasty when Akhnaton, who ruled from 1353 to 1336 BC, established a new monotheistic cult.
For the record, the plays are: Black Coffee, And Then There Were None, Appointment with Death, Murder on the Nile, The Hollow, Witness for the Prosecution, Spider's Web, A Daughter's a Daughter, Verdict, The Unexpected Guest, Go Back for Murder, Fiddlers Three, Rule of Three, The Patient, The Rats, Afternoon at the Seaside, The Yellow Iris, Three Blind Mice, Personal Call, Butter in a Lordly Dish, Akhnaton, The Wasp's Nest, Towards Zero and, of course, The Mousetrap.
In this connection, Immanuel Velikovsky identified, in a documented manner, this classical dramatic character of Antigone (who played two distinct roles) with Meritaten (who entombed her dead half-brother Smenkhkare and was imprisoned in a pit tomb for doing this) and Beketaten (who went in exile with her father)--both being the daughters of Amenhotep IV, known also as Akhnaton.