16th century BC

The 16th century BC was the century that lasted from 1600 BC to 1501 BC.


The royal Grave Circle in Mycenae, Greece (left) and the 'Mask of Agamemnon' (right) found in one of the graves.

Sovereign statesEdit

See: List of sovereign states in the 16th century BC.


  1. ^ Hong Yuan (2018). "Chronology of the Three Dynasties (Xia, Shang and Zhou)". The Sinitic Civilization Book II: A Factual History Through the Lens of Archaeology, Bronzeware, Astronomy, Divination, Calendar and the Annals (PDF). iUniverse. pp. 645–649. ISBN 9781532058301.