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20th century BC facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
Centuries: 21st century BC · 20th century BC · 19th century BC
Decades: 1990s BC 1980s BC 1970s BC 1960s BC 1950s BC
1940s BC 1930s BC 1920s BC 1910s BC 1900s BC
Categories: Births – Deaths
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The 20th century BC is a century which lasted from the year 2000 BC to 1901 BC.


The pyramid ruin of Amenemhet I at Lisht. He was the founder of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt

Inventions, discoveries, introductions

  • 2000 BC—First written accounts of schizophrenia.
  • c. 2000 BC – Glass appears.
  • 1950 BC—The copper bar cubit of Nippur defines the Sumerian cubit as 51.72 cm.

In fiction

  • ~1600 BC: Setting for Valley of the Kings (Cecilia Holland)
  • 2000 BC: See Stonehenge (novel)

See also

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