Recent Changes - Search:

1626BCE

<< 1627 BCE | 1629-1620 BCE | 1625 BCE >>

§Of World Interest

Possible period of the Minoan eruption 1627 - 1600 BCE. Radiocarbon dates, including analysis of an olive branch buried beneath a lava flow from the volcano that gave a date between 1627 BCE and 1600 BCE (95% confidence interval), suggest an eruption date more than a century earlier than suggested by archaeologists

§Middle East

§Babylon (Mesopotamia, Iraq)

End of the reign of Ammi-Saduqa who was the king from 1646 CE or 1647 BCE to 1626 BCE.

The Epic of Atrahasis, the fullest Mesopotamian account of the Great Flood, was written during this period.

§Egypt

Third decade of 100 year epidemic that struck Egypt in 1650 BCE.

§Sources

<< 1627 BCE | 1629-1620 BCE | 1625 BCE >>

Edit - History - Print - Recent Changes - Search
Page last modified on August 30, 2016, at 11:33 PM