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Opposite, a representation of the Sun in the form of the god Aten (18th Dynasty).

The specific and essential character of the Sun led to his deification by the ancient Egyptians. Its importance led the 18th dynasty to be considered the only god. At this time, we are still far from understanding, even very partial, of the cosmos.