118: The House of Aten

Amarna (Part 5): Great Temples.


When he established his new residence-city, Akhenaten made special provision for his god’s house. Two great temples, dedicated to the solar disc, rose on the east bank of the Nile River. Searching the archaeological remains, and scouring the artistic record of these temples, we can get a sense of how Akhenaten worshipped his god; and some of the symbols and meanings he used to express it...


Date: c.1357 BCE. King Akhenaten (Nefer-kheperu-Re). Queen Nefertiti (Nefer-neferu-Aten)...


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