Akhenaton


Akhenaten and Nefertiti

Author: Aldred, Cyril
Publisher: Studio, 1973

Egyptologist Cyril Aldred explores the lives of Akhenaton and Nefertiti, two of the most remarkable figures in the history of Ancient Egypt.


Akhenaten and the Religion of Light

Author: Hornung, Erik
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 1999

A fascinating study of the Egyptian king who created a cult devoted to the sun god Aten.


The Akhenaten Colossi of Karnak

Author: Manniche, Lise
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, 2010

Lise Manniche presents the history of the discovery of several statue fragments from the Aten temple at Karna; the profusion of opinions on the appearance of the king and his alleged medical conditions; and the various suggestions for an interpretation of the perplexing evidence. 


Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet 

Author: Reeves, Nicholas
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2005

Nicholas Reeves takes issue with the existing view of Akhenaton, presenting an entirely new perspective on the turbulent events of his seventeen-year reign.


Akhenaten: History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt

Author: Montserrat, Dominic
Publisher: Routledge, 2000

This provocative new biography examines both the real Akhenaton and the myths that have been created around him. It scrutinises the history of the pharaoh, his reign and the archaeology of Akhenaten's capital city, Amarna.


Akhenaten: King of Egypt

Author: Aldred, Cyril
Publisher: Thames and Hudson, 1991

The end of the 18th dynasty was marked by the reign of the heretic king Akhenaton. Cyril Aldred examines this interesting and intriguing period, focussing on its principal actor, Akhenaton himself.


Akhenaten. The Heretic King

Author: Redford, Donald B.
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1987

This book is not just another study on Akhenaton, the king who changed religious and political beliefs in late 18th Dynasty Egypt. Donald B. Redford examines the political motivation behind what has often been described as an idealistic revolution.


Akhenaten and Tutankhamun: Revolution and Restoration

Authors: Silverman, David P. e.a.
Publisher: 
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2006

Three Egyptologists investigate how and why Akhenaton made fundamental changes in the social contract between himself and his subjects on one side, and between the solar god, Aten, and himself on the other.


Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Author: Dodson, Aidan
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press, 2009

This new study, drawing on the latest research, tells the story of the decline and fall of the pharaoh Akhenaton's religious revolution in the fourteenth century BC. 


A Bibliography of the Amarna Period and Its Aftermath: The Reigns of Akhenaten, Smenkhkare, Tutankhamun and Ay

Author: Martin, Geoffrey T.
Publisher: Kegan Paul, 1992

A bibliographic survey of one of Ancient Egypt's most interesting and debated periods: the Amarna Period and its aftermath.


The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and Its People

Author: Barry Kemp
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2012

Based on more than three decades of research and excavation by Barry Kemp, the world authority on the city and its enigmatic pharaoh, this definitive account provides new insight into Amarna and its people. 


Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen

Author: Tyldesley, Joyce
Publisher: Viking, 1999

An intriguing study of the life and times of Nefertiti, Akhenaton's (principal) queen. The author examines the many theories surrounding Nefertiti's origin's and family relationship, her marriage  and her role during the Amarna-revolution.


The Search for Nefertiti : The True Story of an Amazing Discovery

Author: Fletcher, Joann
Publisher: William Morrow, 2004

Joann Fletcher digs into the past, trying to find who was Nefertiti, and comes up with a tantalising discovery.



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