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The famous wooden statue of Queen Tiy

ca. 1390-1352 BC - Amenhotep III marries
For his chief queen, Amenhotep marries a commoner called Tiy. She becomes a prominent and well-respected public figure.

ca. 1390-1352 BC - God Aten strengthened
The priesthood of Amen now dominates Egypt. Amenhotep III seeks to curb their power by strengthening the position of the minor god, Aten.
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