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Unformatted text preview: Imperial period begins: expulsion of Hyksos under Ahmose, expansion into the Fertile Crescent Hatchepsut Amenhotep III Amenhotep IV, aka Akhnaton Nefertiti Monotheism (?): the Aton Tel el Amarna Tutankaton/Tutankamon: What’s in a name? Ankehsenamen The mystery Ramses the Great (1279-1212) Military pharaoh Temple Building, eg Abu Simbel, temple to Nefertari Mid-life crisis? Exodus? Daily Life Optimistic, prosperous If you walked like an Egyptian, you were an Egyptian Decline “Sea People” invade c 1200 Foreign rule Nubians Persians Greeks Alexander the Great The Ptolemys Cleopatra and the Romans...
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- Ancient Egypt, Fertile Crescent Hatchepsut Amenhotep III Amenhotep IV, Crescent Hatchepsut Amenhotep, nature gods Resurrectionists, Akhnaton Nefertiti Monotheism, Pharaoh Ma’at God-king