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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||15th century BC – 14th century BC – 13th century BC|
|Decades:||1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC – 1350s BC – 1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC|
|Years:||1359 BC 1358 BC 1357 BC 1356 BC 1355 BC 1354 BC 1353 BC 1352 BC 1351 BC 1350 BC|
Events and trends
- 1350 BC – Yin becomes the new capital of Shang dynasty China.
- c. 1352 BC – Amenhotep III (Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt) dies and is succeeded as Pharaoh by Amenhotep IV.
- c. 1356 BC – Amenhotep IV begins the worship of Aten in Ancient Egypt, changing his name to Akhenaten and moving the capital to Akhetaten, starting the Amarna Period.
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