• erika stander

    *COLOSSAL STATUE OF AKHENATEN:Prior to founding his new capital atTell el-Amarna,Amenhotep IV,who changed his name to Akenaten between the 5th+6th yr of his reign,inaugurated a vast building program at Thebes,close to the temple of Karnak.The young pharaoh's intention was to provide an alternative to the cult ofAmun by the construction of4sacred buildings dedicated toAten in the proximity of the stronghold of theTheban clergy who openly opposed the religious reforms....

  • Jade Steele

    Akhenaten - elongated face, large lower body, feminine. Egyptian Art Bracket Dates: 3,000-500 BCE

  • Alainna Pyatt

    Akhenaten - the start of androgynous art

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