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15th century BC

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The 15th century BC was the century that lasted from 1500 BC to 1401 BC.

Map of the Near East in 1450 BCE.


Statue of Thutmosis III at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Inventions, discoveries, introductions

Sovereign states

See: List of sovereign states in the 15th century BC.


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