Egypt During the Reign of Akhenaton

Mekhaton - Meketaton

"Behold the Aten"

Second daughter of Akhenaton and Nefertiti

Born in year 3 or 4 of the reign.

Died in either 12th or 15th year of the reign.

Amenhophis III is still alive at the time of here funeral at Akhetaton but appears to have died later in the year.

Meketaton may have been married to her father and died in child-birth. We have a relief showing her burial and in the background there is a nurse carrying a small child away. This could have been her child.

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