Cradle of Civilization

A Blog about the Birth of Our Civilisation and Development

The influence of Mitanni

Posted by Fredsvenn on August 1, 2014

The princess of the Armenian Kingdom of Mitanni (who became known as Nefertiti, or “the beautiful has come” in Egyptian), introduced her native Armenian Mithraic religion to Egypt which under her husband Akhenaton (who was also of Mitannian ancestry) became known as Atenism or Atonism (after the main deity Aten or Aton represented by the symbol of the Sun Disk) in the unified kingdom of Egypt.

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