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The Aten Cult Dilemma

Akhenaten Egypt is so unique because it is seen as a iconoclasm of all the traditional Egyptian polytheism mythos. Further it transforms Egypt into a monotheistic culture and drastically changes the economy of the kingdom. 1,452 more words

Merchbar showin' love...

Thanks to Merchbar and the homie Ed Aten for the awesome plug on the Siete Galaxias mix…

In a world where lines  between genres shift daily as people search for the new, chew and move on to the next one,  true  originals and unique perspectives stand apart. 89 more words

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The Magic Of Luxor: Aten, Amun, Ra, Nefertiti, Amenhotep, Akhenaten...

Some American archaeologists have discovered a new Egyptian tomb outside Luxor. It is supposedly 3000 years old. While this may be possible, keep in mine that Egyptology isn’t a science and their dating systems are a joke. 382 more words


Black History Hero: Akhenaten

Akhenaten known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV (sometimes given its Greek form, Amenophis IV, and meaning Amun is Satisfied), was a… 310 more words

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Civilisation 4: Akhenaten (AKA Imenhotep IV)

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 623 more words

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A Yuletide Greeting

Today is Yule – the annual festival of the winter solstice, and a holiday which is still celebrated as a holy day by Wiccans and followers of other earth-based neo-pagan religions. 251 more words

Akhenaton - The First Monotheist?

I have a confession to make – religion never really interested me until I found a fascination with Egyptology.  More specifically when I found the excavations of ‘El Amarna’ by Sir Flinders Petrie. 849 more words