Temple Relief of Amenhotep IV

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 August 2019
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On the right, the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep IV (r. 1353-1336 BCE later known as Akhenaten) raises his right arm and wears the blue crown of Egypt. Beside the right shoulder, his prenomen cartouche of "Neferkheperure" (Beautiful are the Forms of Re) appears. On the left, the falcon-headed god Aten looks to the left. Sandstone. New Kingdom, c. 1353 BCE. From Karnak, Egypt. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, August 26). Temple Relief of Amenhotep IV. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11099/temple-relief-of-amenhotep-iv/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Temple Relief of Amenhotep IV." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 26, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11099/temple-relief-of-amenhotep-iv/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Temple Relief of Amenhotep IV." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Aug 2019. Web. 17 Jun 2021.