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Ankhesenamun Wife of Tutankhamun, Daughter of Akhenaten    The third eldest of Ankhenaten's six daughters. Date of birth / first appearance: Although it is not possible to give an exact date of Ankhesenamun's birth, by using the dating of inscriptions from the Boundary Stelae from around Akhetaten / Amarna, it is possible to give a time frame into which Ankhesenamun (Ankhesenpaaten) had been born. (In his book 'AKhenaten, King of Egypt', C. Aldred states it is possible that the three eldest…

Statue of Kiya, Tutankhamun's mother and second wife of Akhenaten. New Kingdom. Dynasty 18, Reign of Akhenaten, ca.1345-1340 B.C. From Amarna, Egypt. Quartzite. Neues Museum, Berlin.

Statue of an Amarna Princess, probably from Amarna, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten (1353-1336 BCE), limestone and pigment. Amarna art placed considerable emphasis on the six daughters of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Meritaten, Meketaten, Ankhesenpaaten, Nefernefruaten Tasherit, Nefernefrure and Setepenre. Photo by the Penn Museum..

Goblet Inscribed with the Names of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Akhenaten Date: ca. 1353–1336 B.C.

Finger Ring of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Akhenaten Date: ca. 1353–1323 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna