20th century BC

The 20th century BC was a century which lasted from the year 2000 BC to 1901 BC.

Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
Centuries:
Timelines:
State leaders:
Decades:
  • 1990s BC
  • 1980s BC
  • 1970s BC
  • 1960s BC
  • 1950s BC
  • 1940s BC
  • 1930s BC
  • 1920s BC
  • 1910s BC
  • 1900s BC
Categories: BirthsDeaths
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

EventsEdit

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


c. 2000 BC:

Inventions, discoveries, introductionsEdit

Sovereign statesEdit

See: List of sovereign states in the 20th century BC.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Harappa Torso is now kept at the National Museum in New Delhi, India.
  2. ^ The "Priest-king torso" is now kept at the National Museum of Pakistan, in Karachi.
  3. ^ "Massive flood may have led to China's earliest empire". 2016-08-04.
  4. ^ Watson, Traci (22 January 2013). "Earliest Evidence of Chocolate in North America". Science. Retrieved 3 March 2014.