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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||10th century BC – 9th century BC – 8th century BC|
|Decades:||910s BC 900s BC 890s BC – 880s BC – 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC|
|Years:||889 BC 888 BC 887 BC 886 BC 885 BC 884 BC 883 BC 882 BC 881 BC 880 BC|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture
Establishments – Disestablishments
Events and trends
- 889 BC—Takelot I succeeds his father Osorkon I as king of Egypt.
- 883 BC—Assurnasirpal II succeeds his father Tukulti-Ninurta II as king of Assyria. Moved capital to Kalhu (modern Nimrud).
- 883 BC – 859 BC – Human-Headed Winged Lion (Lamassu), gateway support from the palace of Assurnasirpal II, Mesopotamian, Assyria, Kalhu (modern Nimrud, Iraq) is made. It is now kept in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Wikipedia Entry dated c. 850 BC states that this lamassu is currently at the British Museum, London.) citation needed.