20th century BC

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


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

Inventions, discoveries, introductions[edit]

Decades and years[edit]

Sovereign States[edit]

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


  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. ^ Watson, Traci (22 January 2013). "Earliest Evidence of Chocolate in North America". Science. Retrieved 3 March 2014.