Best source --> great hymn to the aten (on portal) Amarna letters hint at problems: (byblos [egyptian ally] is besieged by amurru and hittites --> requests support) Some suggest that - towards the end of the reign - a. tried to revive severed links with amun priesthood (but likely successor, semenkhkare) "s death --> likely buried in tomb at amarna --> mummy never found (neferneferuaten and ) semenkhare late dynasty 18. Debated --> should be son of akh (--> 3 years only: changes name to neferneferuaten. Wife (herself given royal titles towards end of a. Semenkhkare starts construction of funerary temple in western thebes (!) (even though capital was moved to amarna -- trying to go back to old religion?) Representation of death of royal woman in royal tomb at amaerna. Nmc 101 - land of the pharaohs page 1. Cult of amun is up and running at the latest by later 3.