Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. Thi

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Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin.  Thi Stock Photo
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Ancient Egyptian architectonic element of the temple of Aten, Karnak, limestone, New Kingdom 18th Dynasty (1353-1336 BC). Egyptian Museum, Turin. This crystaline block from the riugn of Amenhoptep IV was part of the railing of the temple of Aten in Karnak. It is os a double form cartouche, which usually enclose the name of the king. Here insted, it contains the names of the sun disk Aten, the one god of King Akhenaten : "Ra-Harakhty rising in the Horizon" "in the name as the light which is in Aten". The name of the king is carved on the sides. The objects is therefore a links god with the pharoah. Drovetti collection Cat 1378
Location: Egyptian Museum, Turin, Italy