15th century BC

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The 15th century BC is a century which lasted from 1500 BC to 1401 BC.

Map of the Near East in 1450 BCE.


Statue of Thutmosis III at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

c. 1460 BC: The Kassites overrun Babylonia and found a dynasty there that lasts for 576 years and nine months.[7][8][9][10]

Inventions, discoveries, introductions[edit]

Sovereign states[edit]

See: List of sovereign states in the 15th century BC.


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