Visual Timeline: Tutankhamun
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1353 BCE - 1336 BCE: Reign of Akhenaten, Tutankhamun's father, `Heretic King' of Egypt.
1345 BCE - 1327 BCE: Life of Tutankhamun.
1336 BCE - 1327 BCE: Reign of Tutankhamun in Egypt.
1336 BCE: Tutankhamun marries Ankhsenamun, his half-sister.
1336 BCE - 1327 BCE: Reign of Tutankhamun with Ankhsenamun as Queen.
1334 BCE: Tutankhamun initiates religious reforms returning Egypt to traditional belief structure.
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.
1327 BCE: Tutankhamun dies at age 18.
1320 BCE: Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Horemheb, succeeds Ay as ruler of Egypt
1320 BCE - 1295 BCE: Reign of Horemheb in Egypt, Tutankhamun's name erased from record.