Cult of Aten Picture

Design currently for sell
EDIT: sold to DIRGE WITHIN


Aten (or Aton) was the disk of the sun in ancient Egyptian mythology, and originally an aspect of Ra. He became the deity of the monotheistic — in fact, monistic — religion Atenism of Amenhotep IV, who took the name Akhenaten. The worship of Aten seemed to stop shortly after Akhenaten’s death. In his poem "Hymn to Aten," Akhenaten praises Aten as the creator, and giver of life. -wiki.

Ever here of Ahkenaten? He was a very strange Egyptian Pharoah.
He’s often depicted with a huge head and thin limbs except his wider hips. He was the first monothestic King in Egypt. He went against the powerful religious order of Ra and the worshipers of the panteon of gods, basically saying there was only one god- Aten, the sun disk, and he was intermediary. He was married to Nefertiti
He moved the capital to Amarna, but was eventually believed to be murdered (probably from the priests of Ra). He worshipped out in the open, under the sun, to the sun disk god, awaiting it’s return, unlike the common practice of worshipping in temples.
After his death the rulers tried to wipe all evidence of him out, chiseling out sculptures, writing, etc, to remove the cult of Aten from the records.
There’s some fiction out there on him relating him to aliens that visited- that he was one or a genetic combination of the two races.
Strange. -some random person on a random message board.

Thought it was a cool theme so I went with it.
Its for sell. Free logo placement ;]
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