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Amarna SunriseEgypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy$
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Aidan Dodson

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9789774166334

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774166334.001.0001

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From Zenith to Sunset

From Zenith to Sunset

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(p.143) 5 From Zenith to Sunset
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Amarna Sunrise
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Aidan Dodson

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American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774166334.003.0006

This chapter discusses the history of Egypt from Year 12 of Akhenaten to the beginning of the Nineteenth Dynasty. It summarises the evidence for the last five years of Akhenaten's reign, including the questions surrounding the dating and identity of his coregents Smenkhkare and Nefertiti, and then that for the reigns of Tutankhamun, Ay and Horemheb. It concludes with a consideration of the long-term impacts of Akhenaten's reign, including on royal ideology and on funerary practices.

Keywords:   Akhenaten, Ay, Horemheb, Neferneferuaten, Nefertiti, Rameses I, Rameses II, Smenkhkare, Tutankhamun, Tutankhaten

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