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Nefertiti and Akhenaton. Nefertiti and Akhenaton Nefertiti was married to Amenhotep IV Odd couple – she was very beautiful and he was not Nefertiti was a devoted wife and he was a devoted husband. Pharaoh Amenhotep changed his name to Akhenaton to honor the sun god, Aton

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Nefertiti and akhenaton

Nefertiti and Akhenaton


Nefertiti and akhenaton

  • Nefertiti and Akhenaton

  • Nefertiti was married to Amenhotep IV

  • Odd couple – she was very beautiful and he was not

  • Nefertiti was a devoted wife and he was a devoted husband

  • Pharaoh

  • Amenhotep changed his name to Akhenaton to honor the sun god, Aton

  • First pharaoh to believe in just one god

  • Nefertiti supported him and assisted him

  • Many believe they co-ruled and that is why she was considered a pharaoh


Nefertiti and akhenaton

  • Amarna Revolution

  • Changes in art, religion and social practices

  • Nefertiti was the subject of much art

  • Limestone head of her at the Berlin Museum

  • Unfinished head at the Egyptian Museum of Cairo

  • Family

  • Had 6 daughters

  • 3rd daughter married King Tut – She was 12 and King Tut was 9 years old

  • King Tut was Akhenaton’s son with Kiya

  • Mummies

  • Nefertiti and Akhenaton’s mummies were just recently found

  • Modern technology has finally identified the bodies


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