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The controversial Amenhotep IV (c. 1379-1362), of the late 18th dynasty, undertook a religious revolution, disbanding the priesthoods dedicated to Amon-Re (a combination of the local Theban god Amon and the sun god Re) and forcing the exclusive worship of another sun-god, Aton. For China, I have selected the middle of the Eastern Chou period (c. 550 B. Menes founded the first Egyptian dynasty and, like all the succeeding pharaohs, he was considered a god. 2.

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