akhenaten

  1. AlpinLuke

    Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Amarna Period

    Among the Royal wives who lived during the so called "Amarna Period" it's all evident that Nefertiti is the most important figure. Her daughters Meritaten and Ankhesenpaaten [later Ankhesenamun] became "Queens" [a modern term we use] as well, but they didn't play an institutional role...
  2. Akhenaten and Nefertiti, Ancient Egypt History

    Akhenaten and Nefertiti, Ancient Egypt History

    Akhenaten and Nefertiti Ancient Egypt History
  3. Akhenaten leading within the Temple

    Akhenaten leading within the Temple

    Akhenaten leading within the Temple Ancient Egypt History
  4. Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Three Daughters

    Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Three Daughters

    Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Three Daughters Ancient Egypt History
  5. Kiya, wife of Akhenaten

    Kiya, wife of Akhenaten

    Kiya was one of the wives of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten Ancient Egypt History
  6. Amenhotep, Akhenaten

    Amenhotep, Akhenaten

    Amenhotep, Akhenaten Ancient Egypt History
  7. Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Daughters

    Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Daughters

    Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Daughters Ancient Egypt History
  8. AlpinLuke

    Was Akhenaten's brother Moses?

    Thutmose = Smenkhkare = Mose Let’s explore this possibility. Context: Prince Thutmose was son of Amenhotep III, a powerful Monarch [common people say “Pharaoh”, but it’s not exactly the proper term for that historical context: from the following dynasty it became the...
  9. A

    Akhenaten (Box, Carter Archive 001K)

    I stumbled across the following under Neferneferuaten on Wikipedia, quoted as being an inscription on a box (Carter 001K) "King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Living in Truth, Lord of the Two Lands, Neferkheperure-Waenra Son of the Living Truth, Lord of Crowns, Akhenaten, Great in his duration King...
  10. holoow

    Akhenaten's religious reforms

    What are the causes of Akhenaten's religious reforms?
  11. Earl_of_Rochester

    Possibly discovery of Nefertiti's burial chamber

    Has Queen Nefertiti's burial chamber been found? | Daily Mail Online Has Queen Nefertiti been found behind King Tut's tomb? Scientist claims to have discovered a secret door to her burial chamber in Tutankhamun's grave, the boy king who may have been her son Almost 100 years since its...
  12. JM1906

    Akhenaten influence on Monotheism/Abrahamic Faiths

    Akhenaten influence on Monotheism/Abrahamic Faiths There are several questions around this theme that I would like to know the Historum members opinion. 1 - I'm studying history and my teacher on Pre-Classical Antiquity states that the cult of Athen/Athon (the cult of the Sun-Disc) is the...
  13. Widdekind

    Did Akhenaten break Pharaoh's power ?

    The reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten caused the collapse, of the 18th Dynasty. The Amun Priesthood was the proximate political beneficiary. Following Pharaohs, of the new 19th Dynasty, such as Seti I, and Rameses II, were politically powerful. Yet, the elaborate ritual, with which Pharaoh Seti...
  14. Nick

    Depictions of Akhenaten

    Why did he look so strange? Was it a disease? A birth defect? Or was it done for artistic reasons (eg to make him look more godlike)?
  15. K

    Akhenaten's influence on Judaism?

    Hello. I've been reading The History of the Ancient World by Susan Wise Bauer and in it she seems to take the stance that Akhenaten's monotheistic cult had no influence on the formation of Judaism as a monotheistic religion, but I'm also reading God Against the Gods by Jonathan Kirsch and he's...