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Amarna SunsetNefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian
Counter-Reformation$
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Aidan Dodson

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9789774163043

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.001.0001

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Amarna Sunset
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Aidan Dodson

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American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.003.0009

There are many things that are not yet clear in the reign of different kings in Egypt, like the royal titles of vizier Paramessu, wherein there is not enough evidence whether he took the royal title only on the death of Horemheb or in advance of that. The short reign of Rameses I and the accession of his son, Sethy I, marked a new era with royal family not apparently linked to the now discredited Eighteenth Dynasty line. But with Akhenaten's reign, the royal family increased visibility, and even expanded under the new dynasty. Under Akhenaten, royal princes started to be represented in temples by virtue of their status as the king's offspring alone. Figures of Tutankhamun and Nefertiti are among the most iconic images in the world, but Akhenaten's belief and activities are the most powerful because it can provoke a level of passion.

Keywords:   Egypt, Paramessu, Rameses I, Sethy I, temples, royal family, Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, Nefertiti

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