**1490s BC**

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Centuries: 16th century BC -

**15th century BC**- 14th century BC

Decades: 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC - **1490s BC** - 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC

**Events and Trends**

- Egypt conquers Nubia and the Levant (1504 BC - 1492 BC).
- Cranaus, legendary King of Athens is deposed after a reign of 10 years by his son-in-law Amphictyon of Thessaly, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.

**Significant People**

- Thutmose III of Egypt, Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty ( 1503 BC - 1450 BC).
- Hatshepsut of Egypt, female Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (1498 - 1483 BC).