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... there was any Egyptian Pharaoh that was considered the most exalted god I think you look at it from a wrong perspective. The Egyptians were polytheists, not monotheists. A supreme deity did exist, but that god was much more a primus inter pares; or first among equals. Like in the Greek pantheon where Zeus was the supreme god, but rather limited in what ...


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Did Akhenaten's religion influence early Judaism ? The word Moses means "son" in Egyptian, as in Ra-mses or Tut-mos; Biblical Moses was raised as the son of an Egyptian princess (perhaps because he was one). Are you are asking us whether the myth or legend of Moses was (partially) inspired by Amenhotep IV, later known to history as Akhenaten ? If ...


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Akhenaton "The pharaoh Akhenaton (reigned 1353–36 BCE) returned to supremacy of the sun god, with the startling innovation that the Aton was to be the only god (see Re)." https://www.britannica.com/topic/Aton


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According to German Egyptologist Hartwig Altenmüller, it wasn't necessarily women. He also asserts that it may be about Asians. "Abgaben" aus dem 2. Jahr des Userkaf. München 1995, p.46 Altenmüller on the hieroglyph in question Quick translation: "The determiner shows a single "foreigner". It shows a man, crouching on the floor, in ...


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