“Great Hymn to the Aten”

(ca. 1348 BCE)

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The fanbearer at the right hand of the king, the commander of all the horse of his Person, the confidant throughout the entire land, the favorite of the Good God, the God’s Father Ay, and his wife, The favorite of the Good God, the great nurse of the King’s Chief Wife NEFERNEFRUATEN-NEFERTITI—may she live forever continually—the king’s ornament, Tiyi.

Adoration of HOR-ATEN, [living] forever [continually—Great living Aten]who is in jubilee, Lord of all that Aten encircles, Lord of Heaven, Lord of Earth, Lord of the House of Aten in Akhet-Aten; and the King of Upper and Lower...