Akhenaton. Visionary or Tyrant???. Visionary. Tyrant. Someone who is characterized by new ideas. An oppressive, harsh, ruler who governs without restrictions. Depictions of Family in Egyptian Art. Akhenaton, his Wife Nefertiti and Three daughters. Statue of Nykara and His Family.
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Visionary or Tyrant???
Someone who is characterized by new ideas
An oppressive, harsh, ruler who governs without restrictions
Akhenaton, his Wife Nefertiti and Three daughters
Statue of Nykara and His Family
Study Blue. Last modified March 2004. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Akhenaten+And+His+Family&view=detail&id=8F0757365CEA5EEB2D3B278581BC83CCF55CB40C&FORM=IDFRIR
Born Amonhotep IV
Spent his reign changing Egyptian religion
Opposed the worship of Amon-Re (sun god)
Sponsored the worship of Aton
Became Akhenaton (he who serves Aton)
Aten – the Sun Disk with protruding rays that have hands
Symbol Ankh. Last modified Nov 21, 2010. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=akhenatons+egyptian+art&view=detail&id=128828B9DDC8307929476BA03F213CD6292070F5&FORM=IDFRIR
BBC History, Ancient Egyptian Gods Gallery, Aten, 2011, http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/gods_gallery_11.shtml (Feb. 29, 2012); British
University College London, Digital Egypt for Universities, Amarna: the main temple, 2002, http://www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk/amarna/temple.html (Feb. 29, 2012).
Metropolitan Museum, Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, Relief of Nefertiti, 2012, http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/61.117 (Feb. 29, 2012).