Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti were behind a revolutionary time in ancient Egyptian history, referred to by Egyptologists as the Amarna Interlude. This period was signified by adoption of new styles of art coupled with religious revolution. The new religion established worship of a sole deity, Aten.
Ushabtis were small statues in ancient Egyptian culture, created to serve the deceased in the afterlife. They were a common part of funerary practices from the Middle Kingdom to the end of the Ptolemaic period.