Did you not write to the king, my lord saying, "I am your servant like all the previous mayors (ie: vassals) in his city"? 71 Montserrat and others 89 argue that the body-shape relates to some form of religious symbolism. 65 Speculative theories edit Sculptor's trial piece of Akhenaten. He established the cult of Aton, or Aten, the sun god or solar disk, which he believed to be a universal, omnipresent spirit and the sole creator of the universe. They have concluded that the elongated skull, cheek bones, cleft palate, and impacted wisdom tooth suggest that the mummy is the father of Tutankhamun, also commonly known as Akhenaten. In honor of Aten, Akhenaten also oversaw the construction of some of the most massive temple complexes in ancient Egypt. A Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt, he ruled for 17 years and died in 1336 BC or 1334. Early Aten cartouches on king's arm and chest.
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So perform your service for the king, your lord, and you will live. The American University in Cairo Press. How Long Lived the King? Corrado (Amsterdam, Rodopi, 2006. 22 In February 2014, the Egyptian Ministry for Antiquities announced what it called conclusive evidence that Akhenaten shared power with his father for at least 8 years. Markowitz, and Sue. Other Aten temples constructed at Karnak during this time include the Rud-menu and the Teni-menu, which may have been constructed near the Ninth Pylon. Finally, Akhenaten, Neferneferuaten, Smenkhkare, Tutankhamun, and Ay were excised from the official lists of the Concepts of Varna and Karma pharaohs, which instead reported that Amenhotep III was immediately succeeded by Horemheb. As early as 1899 Flinders Petrie declared that, If this were a new religion, invented to satisfy our modern scientific conceptions, we could not find a flaw in the correctness of this view of the energy of the solar system. "Akhenaten and Rib Hadda from Byblos".