Akhenaten Statue Large Replica (15 1/2 inches tall by 3 inches wide). Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV) ruled Egypt from 1350 to 1334 BC. He worshipped the sun god Aten. Some think he was the first monotheist. He founded a new capitol at Amarna. The famous Amarna letters were found there in 1885. Akhenaten's wife is the famous Nefertiti. His mother was Queen Tiy.