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Synopsis:

One of the most compelling figures in history was Akhenaten, an Egyptian pharaoh. Nicholas Reeves presents a provocative interpretation of Akhenaten including the puzzle of the body in Tomb 55, the identity of his mysterious successor, the fate of Nefertiti, his beautiful wife, and the theory that Tutankhamen, his son and true heir, was murdered. 142 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Akhenaten sought to impose upon Egypt and its people the worship of a single god. This book argues that, far from the idealistic founder of a new faith, Akhenaten used religion for purely political ends in an attempt to reassert the authority of the king and concentrate power in his own hands.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500051061
Subtitle:
Egypt's False Prophet
Author:
Reeves, Nicholas
Author:
Reeves, C. N.
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Pharaohs.
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
106-23
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.83x6.97x1.02 in. 1.94 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Ancient Egypt
History and Social Science » Archaeology » Egypt

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Product details 208 pages Thames & Hudson - English 9780500051061 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One of the most compelling figures in history was Akhenaten, an Egyptian pharaoh. Nicholas Reeves presents a provocative interpretation of Akhenaten including the puzzle of the body in Tomb 55, the identity of his mysterious successor, the fate of Nefertiti, his beautiful wife, and the theory that Tutankhamen, his son and true heir, was murdered. 142 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Akhenaten sought to impose upon Egypt and its people the worship of a single god. This book argues that, far from the idealistic founder of a new faith, Akhenaten used religion for purely political ends in an attempt to reassert the authority of the king and concentrate power in his own hands.
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