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Synonyms for Akhenaten

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

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The discovery in 1989 of a collection of statues at Luxor established that even before his son Amenophis IV, better known as Akhenaton, the father of Tutankhamun, advocated monolatry, the worship of only one god, Amenophis III had already assimilated the theory, aligning himself with the Sun God Aton.