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|Millennium:||3rd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||24th century BC · 23rd century BC · 22nd century BC|
|Decades:|| 2290s BC 2280s BC 2270s BC 2260s BC 2250s BC|
2240s BC 2230s BC 2220s BC 2210s BC 2200s BC
|Categories:|| Births – Deaths |
Establishments – Disestablishments
- 2334–2279 BC — (short chronology) Sargon of Akkad's conquest of Mesopotamia.
- c. 2300 BC — Bronze Age starts.
- c. 2300 BC–2184 BC — Disk of Enheduanna, from Ur, (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq) is made. It is now in University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
- c. 2300 BC–2200 BC — Head of a man from Nineveh (modern Kuyunjik, Iraq) is made. It is now in Iraq Museum, Baghdad.
- c. 2300 BC — Canal Bahr Yusuf (current name) is created when the waterway from the Nile to the natural lake (now Lake Karun) is widened and deepened to create a canal.
- c. 2289 BC — Pepi II Neferkare, the longest reigning monarch of all time, dies at the age of 100 after 94 years of rule.
- c. 2288 BC–2224/2194 BC — Pepy II and his mother, Queen Merye-ankhnes, Sixth dynasty of Egypt, is made. It is now at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York.
- c. 2285 BC — Enheduanna, high priestess of the moon god Nanna in Ur, was born.
- c. 2254 BC–2218 BC — Stela of Naram-Sin, probably from Sippar, discovered in Susa (modern Shush, Iran), is made. It is now in Musée du Louvre, Paris.
- c. 2278 BC — Pharaoh Pepi II starts to rule (other date is 2383 BC).
- c. 2215 BC — A Guti army swept down from the Zagros Mountains and defeated the demoralized Akkadian army. They took Agade, the capital of Akkad, and destroyed it thoroughly.
- c. 2300 BC — Metals started to be used in Northern Europe.
- The sons of Noah: Japheth (2254 BC), Shem (2212 BC), and Ham (2204 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar
Decades and yearsEdit
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