We all know that the ancient Egyptians had elaborate death rituals and believed in a complex afterlife, replete with a variegated pantheon of gods and goddesses. What most people don’t know, however is that Amenhotep was likely an early monotheist, a heresy of monumental proportions at the time. Find out more from this video, courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel:
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