|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|
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|Categories:|| Births – Deaths |
Establishments – Disestablishments
- 2000 BC — Arrival of the ancestors of the Latins in Italy.
- 2000 BC — Town of Mantua is presumably founded.
- 2000 BC — Stonehenge is believed to have been completed.
- 2000 BC — Farmers and herders travel south from Ethiopia and settle in Kenya.
- 2000 BC — Horses are tamed and used for transport.
- c. 2000 BC — Decline of Harappan civilization starts.
- c. 2000 BC - Bronze Age starts in north Ancient China.
- 2000–1000 BC — Shang Dynasty in China, Olmec civilization (Mesoamerica).
- 2064–1986 BC — Twin Dynasty wars in Egypt.
- 1991 BC — Egypt: Pharaoh Mentuhotep IV died. End of Eleventh Dynasty. Pharaoh Amenemhat I started to rule. Start of Twelfth Dynasty.
- c. 1985 BC–1795 BC — Rock-cut tombs at Beni Hasan were made. Twelfth Dynasty.
- c. 1985 BC–1795 BC — "Hippopotamus", from the tomb of Senbi (governor) (Tomb B.3) at Meir was made. Twelfth Dynasty. It is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
- 1953 BC, February 27 - A very close alignment of the naked-eye planets takes place in which these planets are together in a span of 4.3 degrees.
- 1932 BC — Amorite conquest of Ur.
- c. 1928–1895 BC — "Harvest scene", tempera fascimile by Nina de Garis Davies of wall painting in the tomb of Khnumhotep, Beni Hasan. Twelfth Dynasty.
- 1913–1903 BC — Egyptian-Nubian war.
- 1973 BC — Reu, son of Peleg, according to the Hebrew Calendar
- 1941 BC — Serug, son of Reu, according to the Hebrew Calendar
- 1911 BC — Nahor, son of Serug, according to the Hebrew Calendar
Inventions, discoveries, introductionsEdit
- 2000 BC — First written accounts of Schizophrenia
- 1950 BC — The copper bar cubit of Nippur defines the Sumerian cubit as 51.72 cm
Decades and yearsEdit
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