20th century BC

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

The period of the 2nd Millennium BC[edit]

Map of the world in 2000 BC.


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

Inventions, discoveries, introductions[edit]

Sovereign states[edit]


  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.