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17th century BC

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The 17th century BC was the century that lasted from 1700 BC to 1601 BC.

Nebra sky disk, central Europe 1600 BC. The inlaid gold depicted the crescent moon and the Pleiades star cluster in a specific arrangement forming the earliest known depiction of celestial phenomena.


Satellite image of Thera, centre location of the Minoan eruption, one possible source of 17th century BC climatic disturbances





Sovereign states


See: List of sovereign states in the 17th century BC.


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