Amenhotep IV


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Amenhotep IV

Amenhotep IV

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Amenhotpe IV

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(Biography) the original name of Akhenaten

A•khe•na•ton

or A•khe•na•ten

(ɑkˈnɑt n, ˌɑ kə-)

also Akh•na•ton

(ɑkˈnɑt n)

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(Amenhotep IV) died 1357? b.c., king of Egypt 1375?-1357?: reformer of ancient Egyptian religion (son of Amenhotep III).
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Noun1.Amenhotep IV - early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)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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Amenhotep III died in around 1354 BCE and was succeeded by his son Amenhotep IV, widely known as Akhenaten.
The Sheikh is reported to have a particular fascination with Akhenaten or Amenhotep IV, ruler of the 18th Dynasty, and has assembled a large collection of related artefacts.
She was married to the pharaoh Amenhotep IV who established his own religion and established the capital of Egypt at Amarna.