1490s BC


1490s BC

Events and trends

*Egypt conquers Nubia and the Levant (1504 BC1492 BC).
*1497 BCCranaus, legendary King of Athens, is deposed after a reign of 10 years by his son-in-law Amphictyon of Thessaly, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
*1493 BCThutmose I (Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt) died.
*c. 1492 BCThutmose I dies (other date is 1493 BC).
*1492 BCApril 3Lunar Saros 37 begins. [http://sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse/LEsaros/LEsaros1-175.html]

ignificant people

* Thutmose II of Egypt, Pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt (c. 1493 BC – c. 1479 BC).


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