Akhenaten (Part 6): New Name, Who Dis?
In regnal year 5, Amunhotep IV reached the conclusion of his early ideological development. His views had crystallized and he was ready to express them more explicitly than before. Soon, pharaoh issued a public declaration; he would now be called Akh-en-Aten…
- Time Period: c.1358 BCE (regnal year 5)
- King: Amunhotep IV / Akhenaten (Nefer-kheperu-Re Wa-en-Re)
- Queen: Nefertiti (Nefer-neferu-Aten)
- Places: Waset (Thebes), Akhet-Aten (Amarna)
Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com
Amunhotep IV / Akh-en-Aten
Amarna / Akhet-Aten
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