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  • 1353 BCE - c. 1336 BCE
    Reign of Akhenaten, Tutankhamun's father, 'Heretic King' of Egypt.
  • c. 1345 BCE - 1327 BCE
    Life of Tutankhamun.
  • c. 1336 BCE
    Tutankhamun marries Ankhsenamun, his half-sister.
  • c. 1336 BCE - c. 1327 BCE
    Reign of Tutankhamun with Ankhsenamun as queen.
  • c. 1334 BCE
    Tutankhamun initiates religious reforms returning Egypt to traditional belief structure.
  • c. 1334 BCE
    Tutankhamun moves capital from city of Akhetaten back to Thebes, re-instates Cult of Amun at Thebes.
  • 1327 BCE
    Tutankhamun's Advisor Ay succeeds him.
  • 1327 BCE - 1323 BCE
    Reign of Ay in Egypt.
  • Jan 1327 BCE
    Tutankhamun dies at age 18.
  • c. 1320 BCE
    Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Horemheb, succeeds Ay as ruler of Egypt
  • c. 1320 BCE - 1292 BCE
    Reign of Horemheb in Egypt, Tutankhamun's name erased from record.