Akhenaten also spelled Echnaton, Akhenaton, Ikhnaton and Khuenaten, meaning "Effective for Aten"), known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV, was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 133
He is noted for abandoning traditional Egyptian polytheism and introducing worship centered on the Aten, which is sometimes described as monolatristic, henotheistic, or even quasi-monotheistic. An early inscription likens the Aten to the sun as compared to stars, and later official language avoids calling the Aten a god, giving the solar deity a status above mere gods.
Akhenaten tried to shift his culture from Egypt's traditional religion, but the shifts were not widely accepted. After his death, his monuments were dismantled and hidden, his statues were destroyed, and his name excluded from the king lists. Traditional religious practice was gradually restored, and when some dozen years later rulers without clear rights of succession from the 18th Dynasty founded a new dynasty, they discredited Akhenaten and his immediate successors, referring to Akhenaten himself as "the enemy" or "that criminal" in archival records.
He was all but lost from history until the discovery during the 19th century of the site of Akhetaten, the city he built and designed for the worship of Aten, at Amarna. Early excavations at Amarna by Flinders Petrie sparked interest in the enigmatic pharaoh, and a mummy found in the tomb KV55, which was unearthed in 1907 in a dig led by Edward R. Ayrton, is likely that of Akhenaten. DNA analysis has determined that the man buried in KV55 is the father of King Tutankhamun, but its identification as Akhenaten has been questioned.
Modern interest in Akhenaten and his queen Nefertiti comes partly from his connection with Tutankhamun (even though Tutankhamun's mother was not Nefertiti, but a woman named by archaeologists The Younger Lady), partly from the unique style and high quality of the pictorial arts he patronized, and partly from ongoing interest in the religion he attempted to establish.
In February 2014, the Egyptian Ministry for Antiquities announced what it called conclusive evidence that Akhenaten shared power with his father for at least 8 years. The evidence came from the inscriptions found in the Luxor tomb of Vizier Amenhotep-Huy. A team of Spanish archeologists has been working at this tomb.
AKHENATEN = MOSES?
It is not inconceivable to most people to understand that every Civilization on Earth at this time actually devolved from the Ancient Sumerians, this was the place in which people branched out from to go and repopulate the globe, the Ancient Egypt we see today was only re-inhabited after the great flood and was only possible because the Sumerians, under instruction from Enoch, built a Doomsday scenario vault to secure the DNA of most life on the Earth at this time, History suggests the Anunnaki knew the flood was coming and did very little to save the population, they were our creators but it seems that the rogue God Enoch was the one who helped Humanity save life, and it also would seem that the Anunnaki were not angered by this but they were in fact impressed that this was achieved, after the survival they helped us instead of hindering us in our quest for survival, but as History has unfolded this has increasingly been watered down from one Civilization to the next until the point that we actually struggle to believe the truth.
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