aten aten  /ˈeɪ tən/


  • (n) the sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten


  1. In fact, he changed his own name to Akhenaten, meaning Useful to Aten.
  2. Khu-n-aten, Tut's father-in-law, may have held the throne jointly and have been buried with him.


  1. The Visual Trick Behind James Turrell’s Latest LED Trip “Aten Reign”

    A master of perceptual manipulation, Turrell’s luminous installations are being exhibited simultaneously in three cities this summer. Aten Reign opens at the Guggenheim today. Is there anything we take for granted more than natural light? It’s all around us and yet mostly invisible. We’re usually awestruck when we do notice the light, which may be why there are so many Instagram photos of ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. James Turrell's first solo exhibition in a New York museum since 1980 opens at the Guggenheim

    James Turrell, Rendering for Aten Reign, 2013. Daylight and LED light. Site-specific installation, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York© James Turrell. Rendering: Andreas Tjeldflaat, 2012 © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Art Daily

  3. James Turrell at the Guggenheim

    James Turrell's immersive Aten Reign opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on June 21, transforming the iconic rotunda into a vortex of light and color.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Architectural Record

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