23rd century BC

23rd century BC

The 23rd century BC is a century which lasted from the year 2300 BC to 2201 BC.


*2334–2279 BC — (short chronology) Sargon of Akkad's conquest of Mesopotamia.
*c. 2300 BC — Bronze Age starts.
*c. 2300 BC–2184 BC — Disk of Enheduanna, from Ur, (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq) is made. It is now in University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
*c. 2300 BC–2200 BC — Head of a man from Nineveh (modern Kuyunjik, Iraq) is made. It is now in Iraq Museum, Baghdad.
*c. 2300 BC — Canal Bahr Yusuf (current name) is created when the waterway from the Nile to the natural lake (now Lake Moeris) is widened and deepened to create a canal.
*c. 2289 BC — Pepi II Neferkare, the longest reigning monarch of all time, dies at the age of 100 after 94 years of rule.
*c. 2288 BC–2224/2194 BC — Pepy II and his mother, Queen Merye-ankhnes, Sixth dynasty of Egypt, is made. It is now at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York.
*c. 2285 BC — Enheduanna, high priestess of the moon god Nanna in Ur, was born.
*c. 2254 BC–2218 BC — Stela of Naram-Sin, probably from Sippar, discovered in Susa (modern Shush, Iran), is made. It is now in Musée du Louvre, Paris.
*c. 2278 BC — Pharaoh Pepi II starts to rule (other date is 2383 BC).
*c. 2215 BC — A Guti army swept down from the Zagros Mountains and defeated the demoralized Akkadian army. They took Agade, the capital of Akkad, and destroyed it thoroughly.
*c. 2300 BC — Metals started to be used in Northern Europe.

ignificant persons

* Sargon of Akkad, founder of the Akkadian Empire and the earliest empire builder in recorded history


*The sons of Noah: Japheth (2254 BC), Shem (2212 BC), and Ham (2204 BC) according to the Hebrew Calendar


*2279 BCSargon I

Decades and years

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