Akhenaten The future Akhenaten was a younger son of Amenhotep III and Chief Queen Tiye.The eldest son Crown Prince Thutmose was recognized as the heir of Amenhotep III but he died relatively young and the next in line for the throne was a prince named Amenhotep. Tutankhamun Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten formerly Amenhotep IV and one of Akhenaten s sisters, or possibly one of his cousins As a prince, he was known as Tutankhaten He ascended to the throne in BC, at the age of nine or ten, taking the throne name Nebkheperure His wet nurse was a woman called Maia, known from her Tutankhamun Biography, Tomb, Mummy Britannica By his third regnal year Tutankhaten had abandoned Tell el Amarna and moved his residence to Memphis, the administrative capital, near modern Cairo.He changed his name to Tutankhamun and issued a decree restoring the temples, images, personnel, and privileges of the old gods. Welcome to Akhet Egyptology Explore the people, places and mysteries of Ancient Egypt Who was Tutankhamun, how were mummoes made and lots of other questions answered. Ten Facts About Tutankhamun Tutankhamun was only eight or nine when he became ruler of Egypt As King at such a young age, most of the decision making was made by two senior figures, likely to have been Ay father of Nefertiti and Horemheb, an army commander Tutankhamun was only King for about ten years before dying in his King Tutankhamun World exhibition tour history The Golden Death Mask A Golden Portrait of Tutankhamun, History and Chronology of Tours , visitor attendance records, A beautiful fine art quality commemorative art print on golden foil King Tutankhamen Crystalinks Family Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten formerly Amenhotep IV and one of Akhenaten s sisters As a prince he was known as Tutankhaten He ascended to the throne in BC, at the age of nine or ten, taking the reign name of Tutankhamun. Tutankhamun s Armies Battle and Conquest During Ancient Tutankhamun may have been the boy king, but he had a lot of musclebehind him, as did his father Akhenaten, the heretic king, andtheir successors in the Eighteenth Dynasty. Moses and Akhenaten The Secret History of Egypt at Moses and Akhenaten The Secret History of Egypt at the Time of the Exodus Ahmed Osman on FREE shipping on qualifying offers A reinterpretation of biblical and Egyptian history that shows Moses and the Pharaoh Akhenaten to be one and the same Provides dramatic evidence from both archaeological and Egyptian Pharaohs King Tutankhamun Hieroglyphics Pharaoh King Tutankhamun Pharaoh is the name given to the ancient kings and queens of Egypt who ruled as religious and political leaders Although most Egyptian rulers were male, there have been female rulers also, they are also known as Pharaohs.