c. 713 BCE
681 BCESennacherib assassinated by two of his sons.
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713 BCE: Zakutu is associated with the crown prince of Assyria Sennacherib.
683 BCE: Sennacherib chooses Zakutu's son, Esarhaddon, as his successor.
681 BCE - 669 BCE: Reign of King Esarhaddon, ascent of Zakutu as Queen Regent.
681 BCE: Sennacherib assassinated by two of his sons.
669 BCE - 668 BCE: Issuance of the Loyal Treaty of Queen of Assyria Naqia-Zakutu, ensuring the succession of Ashurbanipal as king.
669 BCE: Esarhaddon dies en route to Egypt to fortify his rule there.
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, last king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.