Mystery of Tut’s Father: New Clues on Unidentified Mummy


“Akhenaten, a powerful mid-14th century B.C. pharaoh also known as Amenhotep IV or Amenophis IV, had a heretical devotion to Egypt’s sun god.He decreed that Aten, the divine embodiment of the sun’s life-giving warmth, was Egypt’s one true god and that the pharaoh was the earthly incarnation through which Aten must be worshiped.

Akhenaten banned ancient festivals and closed temples that had honored other deities for centuries. He also founded a new capital city, Akhetaten (now Amarna), to honor Aten and break from the past”… <More>.


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