28th century BC
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|Millennium:||3rd millennium BC|
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Establishments – Disestablishments
The 28th century BC is a century which lasted from the year 2800 BC to 2701 BC.
- c. 2800 BC – 2700 BC: Seated Harp Player, from Keros, Cyclades, is made. It is now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
- 2775 BC – 2650 BC: Second Dynasty wars in Ancient Egypt.
- Around 2773 BC - the 365-day calendar is introduced in Egypt.
- 2750 BC: End of the Early Dynastic I Period, and the beginning of the Early Dynastic II Period in Mesopotamia.
- c. 2750 BC: Estimated ending of the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the region of modern-day Romania, Moldova, and southwestern Ukraine
- 2737 BC: Invention of tea as a beverage by Shennong, according to a Chinese legend.
- c. 2715 BC: Start of the Old Kingdom of Egypt (another possible start date is 2660 BC).
Inventions, discoveries, introductions
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