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Akhenaten (aka Amenhotep IV), father of Tutankhamen.  Interesting guy; tried to bring a form of monotheism to Egypt. I've heard many theories about his unusual and striking appearance, including the suggestion that he suffered from acromegaly.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akhenaten

Akhenaten (aka Amenhotep IV), father of Tutankhamen. tried to bring a form of monotheism to Egypt. I've heard many theories about his unusual and striking appearance, including the suggestion that he suffered from acromegaly.

Statue of Akhenaten, known for abandoning traditional Egyptian polytheism and introducing worship centered on the Aten, which is sometimes described as monotheistic or henotheistic. He was also a father of Tutankhamun. 1353–1336 BCE

Statue of Akhenaten, known for abandoning traditional Egyptian polytheism and introducing worship centered on the Aten, which is sometimes described as monotheistic or henotheistic. He was also a father of Tutankhamun.

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Amenhotep IV-better known as Akhenaten, the new name he took early on in his reign-ushered in a revolutionary period in Egyptian history.

Hatshepsut  15th century BC  The most famous female king of Egypt was Hatshepsut, who reigned in her own right.  She attained unprecedented power for a woman, adopting the full titles and regalia of a pharaoh.

Seated Statue of Hatshepsut Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III Date: ca. Thebes, Deir el-Bahri & Asasif, Senenmut Quarry & MMA tombs possibly Asasif, MMA

AMENOFIS IV (AKHENATÓN). Poco después de su coronación intentó restablecer la plena autoridad regia frente a la tiranía ejercida por los sacerdotes de Amón. Emprendió profunda reforma religiosa centrada en la imposición del culto al dios Sol (Atón) en sustitución de Amón y de las demás divinidades egipcias. Primer registro de culto monoteísta.

Translation from the Spanish original pin: AMENOPHIS IV (Akhenaten ) . He undertook deep religious reform centered on the of worship the sun god Aton instead of Amun and other Egyptian deities . First record of monotheistic worship .

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The Temple of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten). It is the prime temple here (also known as Gempateen). The ancient meaning of this name translates as: “The Sun Disc is Found in the Estate of God Aten.

Ancient Egypt Pharaohs | Ancient Egypt Egiptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and Nefertiti

He began a new monotheistic religion centered around the Aten, a non-anthropomorphic sun god. He also moved the capitol to Amarna, ushering in a period of unusual innovation in Eg

One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II (and there are a lot of them to choose from) is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin.

One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin. Here Ramses wears the so-called Blue Crown, the Khepresh, which first appeared early in Egypt’s Dynasty.

King Tut's ary EGYPT 3000 B.C.

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Nefertiti sculpture Maher Art Gallery in Egypt. Nefertiti is recorded as being the mother of Tutankhamen, though biologically this isn't the case.

Underwater pharoic temples in Alexandria

Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.

Canopic chest with canopic jars from Tutankhamun´s tomb | Flickr : partage de photos !

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