108: AKA Amunhotep IV

Akhenaten (Part 1): Conventional Start.

Around 1362 BCE, the reign of Amunhotep IV began. Although destined to shake the Egyptian state, this King began with some surprisingly conventional choices. His monuments and art are a far cry from what he would become...

Time period: c.1362 BCE (regnal year 1)

King: Amunhotep IV (Nefer-kheperu-Re Wa-en-Re).

Notable sites: Karnak (Ipet-Sut); West Bank of Thebes (Waset).

Images and Bibliography on the website (egyptianhistorypodcast.com).

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Music: Keith Zizza (keithzizza.com).

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