Akhetaten


Akhetaten
   See Amarna.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Tombs of the Nobles (Amarna) — Located in Middle Egypt, the Tombs of the Nobles at Amarna are the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the city of Akhetaten. The tombs are in 2 groups, cut into the cliffs and bluffs in the east of the dry bay of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Akhenaten — (Amenophis IV) King 1379 1362 BC.     The son of *Amenophis III and *Tiye, Amenophis IV changed his name to Akhenaten (probably meaning Servant of the Aten ) in Year 5 of his reign, thus indicating his allegiance to the Aten, the creator god who… …   Ancient Egypt

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  • Atenism — (or the Amarna heresy ) is the earliest known, if not well documented, monotheistic religion, associated above all with the eighteenth dynasty Pharaoh Amenhotep IV, better known under the name he later adopted, Akhenaten. In the 14th century BC… …   Wikipedia

  • 1340s BC — Events and trends*c. 1348 BC Amenhotep IV changes his name to Akhenaten. *1348 BC–1336 BC: Akhenaten and his family, relief from Akhetaten (modern el Amarna) was made. 18th dynasty. It is now in Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer… …   Wikipedia

  • Boundary Stelae of Akhenaten — The Boundary Stelae of Akhenaten map out the boundaries of the Ancient Egyptian city of Akhetaten, the capital city of Pharaoh Akhenaten. [cite web|url=http://www.amarnaproject.com/pages/amarna the place/boundary stelae/index.shtml|title=Boundary …   Wikipedia

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