Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV) tried to bring changes to traditional religious practices in Egypt, but was never accepted. After his death, traditional religious practices were gradually restored. And, just over a decade after his death, the Dynasty 18 was without a clear right of succession, so a new Dynasty was established. Unfortunately, the new leaders quickly set about discrediting all that Akhenaten did, particularly referring to him as "the enemy" in the country's archival records.
Where to See Ancient Egyptian Artifacts Outside of Egypt
Seated Statue of pharaoh Ramesses II at Egyptian Museum of Turin (Museo Egizio) in Turin, Italy. Where to See Ancient Egyptian Artifacts Outside of Egypt: London, Berlin, New York, Paris, Torino (Turin).
Feline Fun Fact: According to the Greek historian Herodotus, in ancient Egypt it was forbidden to kill a cat. If a cat died of natural causes the entire household were required to shave their eyebrows. (Bast statue) (Your Amazing Cat: ~JB http://pinterest.com/popeggs/)