24th century BC

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Millennium: 3rd millennium BC
Centuries: 25th century BC · 24th century BC · 23rd century BC
Decades: 2390s BC 2380s BC 2370s BC 2360s BC 2350s BC
2340s BC 2330s BC 2320s BC 2310s BC 2300s BC
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The 24th century BC is a century which was from the year 2400 BC to 2301 BC.

Events[change | change source]

Extent and major sites of the Indus Valley Civilization.

Significant persons[change | change source]

Inventions, discoveries and introductions[change | change source]

  • The first official mentioning of beekeeping in Egypt[1]
  • The first documented use of an organized courier service for distributing written documents in Egypt

In popular culture[change | change source]

In modern South Korean national mythology, the character Dangun founded the state Gojoseon in 2333 BC. Danjun ruled it for about 2000 years.

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