Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Africa > Egypt > Cairo

Akhenaten and his family offering to the sun-god

Akhenaten and his family offering to the sun-god


Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Cards
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Mary Evans Prints Online

Mary Evans Picture Library Photo Prints and Wall Art

Akhenaten and his family offering to the sun-god

Akhenaten and his family offering to the sun-god Aten. 1364 - 1347 BC. Egyptian art. New Kingdom. EGYPT. Cairo. Egyptian Museum. Proc: EGYPT. Amarna. Palace of Akhenaten

Mary Evans Picture Library makes available wonderful images created for people to enjoy over the centuries

Media ID 8284593

© Mary Evans/BeBa/Iberfoto

Akhenaten Amarna Cairo Offering Aten Up Right


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Africa > Egypt > Cairo

> Africa > Egypt > Related Images


EDITORS COMMENTS
This image captures a significant moment in Egyptian history, as Pharaoh Akhenaten and his royal family pay homage to the sun-god Aten in a stunning scene from the Amarna Period of the New Kingdom (approximately 1364-1347 BC). The photograph, taken at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, showcases the vertical, colorful relief carving in exquisite detail. Akhenaten, the heretic pharaoh, is depicted in the center, wearing the Aten disk on his head, symbolizing his divine connection to the sun-god. His queen, Nefertiti, stands at his side, also adorned with the solar disk, while their six daughters and one son, Crown Prince Tutenkhamun, offer various gifts to the sun-god. The family's devotion is evident in their postures and expressions, as they present flowers, food, and other offerings. The palace backdrop, with its intricate columns and decorative motifs, adds to the grandeur of the scene. The use of color, particularly the vibrant blues and reds, enhances the visual appeal and brings the ancient artwork to life. The scene is a testament to the religious and familial dynamics during the Amarna Period, a time when Akhenaten and Nefertiti sought to centralize the worship of Aten and promote monotheism in ancient Egypt. This photograph offers a unique glimpse into the rich history and artistic achievements of the Egyptian civilization, making it an invaluable addition to any collection or study of ancient art and culture.

MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Akhenaten and his family... Egyptian art
Akhenaten and his family... Egyptian art
King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti making a Sacrifice
King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti making a Sacrifice
Picture No. 10769687
Picture No. 10769687
All England Police Table Tennis Championships. PC Derek Schofield and wife Joan in action
All England Police Table Tennis Championships. PC Derek Schofield and wife Joan in action
BEN TURPIN (1874-1940). American actor. Photograph, early 20th century
BEN TURPIN (1874-1940). American actor. Photograph, early 20th century
Preparing for the heated term. American cartoon, 1867, on the purchase of Alaska by Billy (Secretary of State William H. Seward) and King Andy (President Andrew Johnson), here depicted hauling a large chunk of Alaskan ice to cool congressional tempers
Preparing for the heated term. American cartoon, 1867, on the purchase of Alaska by Billy (Secretary of State William H. Seward) and King Andy (President Andrew Johnson), here depicted hauling a large chunk of Alaskan ice to cool congressional tempers
The News Reaches Bogota. Cartoon, 1903, by W. A. Rogers from the New York Herald, showing President Theodore Roosevelt rudely presenting Colombia with the fait accompli of his Panama Canal Zone treaty with the new republic of Panama
The News Reaches Bogota. Cartoon, 1903, by W. A. Rogers from the New York Herald, showing President Theodore Roosevelt rudely presenting Colombia with the fait accompli of his Panama Canal Zone treaty with the new republic of Panama
Reading the Death Warrant. Cartoon, 1913, by Charles R. Macauley on U. S. President Woodrow Wilsons currency message to Congress which resulted in the passage of the Federal Reserve Act
Reading the Death Warrant. Cartoon, 1913, by Charles R. Macauley on U. S. President Woodrow Wilsons currency message to Congress which resulted in the passage of the Federal Reserve Act
Old testament trinity by andrei rublev, c, 1410 - 1420, tempera on panel
Old testament trinity by andrei rublev, c, 1410 - 1420, tempera on panel
A Tornado ECR of the German Air Force with special paint scheme
A Tornado ECR of the German Air Force with special paint scheme
High Hall, Steeton, Keighley, England
High Hall, Steeton, Keighley, England
Africa. French colonialism. Signing a treaty with the chief
Africa. French colonialism. Signing a treaty with the chief

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed