In the year 1476 BC...
  • The volcanic island of Thera in the Agean Sea may have had a massive erruption which destroyed much of the island. This dating derrives from Egyptian documents referring to a tsunami in this year, presumably volcanic in origin. However, recent evidence from ice cores and tree rings suggests that the erruption occurred much earlier, in 1628 BC.

1477 BC - 1476 BC - 1475 BC

15th century BC

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