Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 11th century BC · 10th century BC · 9th century BC
Decades: 990s BC 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC
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The 10th century BC started the first day of 11000 BC and ended the first day of 901 BC.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Map of the world in 1000 BC

The Early Iron Age in the Near East, the period following the Bronze Age collapse. The Greek Dark Ages are ongoing, the Neo-Assyrian Empire is established towards the end of the century. In Iron Age India, the Vedic period is ongoing. In China, the Zhou Dynasty is in power. The European Bronze Age is ongoing (Urnfield culture).

Events[edit | edit source]

Gold burial mask of Pharaoh Psusennes I, discovered 1940 by Pierre Montet.

Significant persons[edit | edit source]

Decades and years[edit | edit source]

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