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Aten

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Definition: Sun god who was not widely known in Egypt until Amenhotep IV became Pharaoh, changed his name to Akhenaten, and declared that Aten was the only god to worship.

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Ancient Egypt
Find out more about the Land of the Nile.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Aten
Read more about the sun god

Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten)
Read the story of the religious revolution

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