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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The book retells the history of Pharaoh Akhenaton of Egypt, and is based on what Hinkley recalls of his travels in the region, rather than the scarcely available historical documentation.
At the museum, we stood in front of an ancient Egyptian relief depicting a ceremony presided over by the Pharaoh Akhenaton and his queen, Nefertiti.
Nefertiti, renowned as one of history's great beauties, was the wife of Pharaoh Akhenaton, remembered for having converted his kingdom to monotheism with the worship of one sun god, Aton.