Amenhotep IV


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Related to Amenhotep IV: Tutankhamun, Ramses II, Ramses, Nefertiti, Thutmose II
  • noun

Synonyms for Amenhotep IV

early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)

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In the 14 th century BCE, the Pharaoh Amenhotep IV changed his name to Akhenaten and moved the capital from Thebes to an uninhabited strip of desert hundreds of miles north.
Amenhotep III died in around 1354 BC and was succeeded by his son Amenhotep IV, widely known as Akhenaten.
Consisting of Nakht (TT 52), Ramose (TT 55), Userhat (TT 56), Menna (TT 69), Sennefer (TT 96), and Rekhmire (TT 100), these tombs date from Tuthmosis III (TT 56 and 100) to Amenhotep IV (TT 55).
A TOMB dating back to the reign of Amenhotep IV in the 14th century BC has been found in Egypt.
Ertman, "Images of Amenhotep IV and Nefertiti in the Style of the Previous Reign"; Richard A.