Amarna Period of Egypt Timeline

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1353 BCE - 1336 BCE: Reign of Akhenaten who initiates the Amarna Period of ancient Egypt.
 
 
1348 BCE - 1320 BCE: The Amarna Period of Egypt.
 
 
1348 BCE: Akhenaten issues his religious reforms, bans traditional religious beliefs and practices.
 
 
1346 BCE: Akhenaten moves the capital of Egypt from Thebes to his new city of Akhetaten (Amarna).
 
 
1336 BCE - 1327 BCE: Reign of Tutankhamun who reverses Akhenaten's reforms and restores traditional religious practices.
 
 
1327 BCE - 1320 BCE: The vizier Ay reigns as pharaoh and continues Tutankhamun's policies.
 
 
1320 BCE - 1292 BCE: Reign of pharaoh Horemheb who erases all memory of the Amarna Period, restores Egyptian culture, and destroys the city of Akhetaten (Amarna).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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