7/25/2014

An ancient carving of the Egyptian god Amun that was defaced during a religious revolution then later restored around the time of Tutankhamun's reign has been found in Sudan. The panel dates back more than 3,300 years and was among many depictions of Amun erased by order of the pharaoh Akhenaten, who tried to change the focus of Egyptian religion to the sun disk Aten. Archaeologists say the image of Amun was restored after Akhenaten's death.

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