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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||15th century BC – 14th century BC – 13th century BC|
|Decades:||1360s BC 1350s BC 1340s BC – 1330s BC – 1320s BC 1310s BC 1300s BC|
|Years:||1339 BC 1338 BC 1337 BC 1336 BC 1335 BC 1334 BC 1333 BC 1332 BC 1331 BC 1330 BC|
Events and trends
- 1336 BC: Pharaoh Akhenaten of Egypt names Smenkhkare as a co-ruler.
- 1336 BC: Tutankhaten becomes Pharaoh of Egypt and marries Ankhesenpaaten, daughter and wife of his predecessor Akhenaten.
- c. 1336 BC: Amarna period in Ancient Egypt ends.
- 1336 BC – 1327 BC: Inner coffin of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus, from the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings near Deir el-Bahri is made. 18th dynasty. It is now in Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
- 1331 BC: Pharaoh Tutankhaten of Egypt renames himself to Tutankhamun and abandons Amarna, returning the capital to Thebes.
- 1338 BC: Queen Tiy of Egypt, Chief Queen of Amenhotep III and matriarch of the Amarna family, vanishes from the historical record. Presumed death.
- 1337 BC: Queen Nefertiti of Egypt vanishes from the historical record. Presumed death.
- 1334 BC: Death of Smenkhkare, Pharaoh of Egypt and co-ruler with Akhenaten. Alternative date is 1333 BC
- 1334 BC: Death of Akhenaten, Pharaoh of Egypt. Alternative date is 1333 BC