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Fishman, G.G. (1986). American Imago. XXXIX, 1982: In Search of Akhnaton. Stephen Ohayon. Pp. 165-179.. Psychoanal Q., 55:553-554.
    
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: American Imago. XXXIX, 1982: In Search of Akhnaton. Stephen Ohayon. Pp. 165-179.

(1986). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 55:553-554

American Imago. XXXIX, 1982: In Search of Akhnaton. Stephen Ohayon. Pp. 165-179.

George G. Fishman

Akhnaton is portrayed as an earlier analogue of Schreber. This pharaoh immersed himself in the worship of the sun god, Aton. He hoped to absorb the sun's powerful, protective rays. The author suggests that this preoccupation was the familiar displacement of passive homosexual wishes toward the father. Evidence for this is suggested. Amenhotep III, Akhnaton's father, had been powerful and preoccupied

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with the building of Egypt. Akhnaton is depicted as feminine in body type. On one stela, he is shown sitting intimately beside Smenkhare, a young king and co-regent. Akhnaton is stroking Smenkhare's chin. Also mentioned is the possibility that the young pharaoh suffered an endocrinopathy like Fröhlich's Syndrome. The faded evidence of a life lived 4,000 years ago must be employed cautiously.

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Article Citation

Fishman, G.G. (1986). American Imago. XXXIX, 1982. Psychoanal. Q., 55:553-554

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