By the end of the 18th Dynasty, the monarchy began to feel challenged by the power and growing wealth of the Amen cult. In a world full of princesses be an engineer poster. Amenhotep II, Tuthmosis IV, and Amenhotep III all appointed their loyal ones to the High Priest in an attempt to maintain a degree of royal control over the priesthood, while Amenhotep III also began to take note. more interested in other gods of the Egyptian god system, partially reverting to the Old Kingdom god system by alliances with the sun god, Re of Heliopolis. His son, Amenhotep IV (now known as Akhenaten Heretic King, ‘Serve to Aten’), took this policy to the extreme by completely rejecting traditional polytheistic religion and imposing a The new monotheistic sect is based on worshiping the sun disc, the Aten, on its subjects. This radical change, including the creation of a new capital in the desert in Central Egypt, was too extreme for the conservative Egyptians, and too great a threat to the power of the country. Amen. It had to endure failure. In the 3rd year of his successor dynasty, the former gods included. Amen, restored and the new king changed his name from Tutankhaten, ‘Living image of Aten’, to Tutankhamen, ‘Living image of Amen’.