1.Amarna

You rouse them for your son who came from your body

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Unformatted text preview: above the earth. ....... You are in my heart, There is no other who knows you, Only your son, Neferkheprure, Sole-one-of-Re, Whom you have taught your ways and your might. Those on earth come from your hand as you made them, When you have dawned they live, When you set they die; You yourself are lifetime, one lives by you. All eyes are on your beauty until you set, All labor ceases when you rest in the west; When you rise you stir everyone for the King, Every leg is on the move since you founded the earth. You rouse them for your son who came from your body, The King who lives by Maat, the Lord of the Two Lands, Neferkheprure, Sole-one-of-Re, The Son of Re who lives by Maat, the Lord of crowns, Akhenaten, great in his lifetime; And the great Queen whom he loves, the Lady of the Two Lands, Nefer-nefru-Aten Nefertiti, living forever. Later more moderate forms House altars Change in temple architecture – palaces – temples – residen8al quarters – tombs – workmen’s village Akhenaten used small blocks for his building projects (so‐called Talatat) A]er the failure of his belief, his temples were dismantled and the blocks used as filling material for the Karnak temple Akhenaten died in his 17th year – revolu1on had failed A_er < 4 years, Tutankhamun abandoned Akhetaten and moved to Memphis Why did Amarna occur? THREE POSSIBLE REASONS: – to restrict the economic/pol...
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