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Here is a striking portrait of Akhenaten, monotheistic worshiper of the sun and best-known Egyptian king next to Tutankhamen. Various writers have depicted this strange ruler of the fourteenth century B.C. as a disguised woman or a eunuch, a mentor of Moses, or a forerunner of Christ. Drawing on a vast amount of new evidence from his own excavations, the Director of the Akhenaten Temple Project describes the kingly heretic against the background of imperial Egypt. Donald Redford's work, available for the first time in paperback, shows Akhenaten to be even more fascinating in this context than in earlier, less realistic interpretations.

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ISBN:
9780691002170
Author:
Redford, Donald B.
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Author:
Redford, Donald B.
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Middle East - Egypt
Subject:
History
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Akhenaten, king of egypt, 1388-1358 b.c.
Subject:
Akhenaten, king of egypt
Subject:
Pharaohs.
Subject:
Pharaohs -- Egypt -- Biography.
Subject:
Mind, Body & Spirit
Subject:
Archaeology and Ancient History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed..
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
RR 60-4
Publication Date:
October 1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.95x7.51x.82 in. 1.26 lbs.

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