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Amenhotep IV's lesser-known revolution [Jun. 11th, 2012|04:37 pm]
Russell Brunelle

Shown here is one of the new stone toilet seats promoted during his reign, a reign which was apparently characterized by unusually good sanitary conditions in the palace as well as many non-royal houses.

I admit that I found myself wondering whether the hole in the middle of this toilet seat, in addition to its obvious functional purpose, was intended to symbolize the sun god Aten.