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The 990s BC is a decade which lasted from 999 BC to 990 BC.
|1st millennium BC|
Events and trends
- 998 BC—King David establishes Jerusalem as the capital of the Kingdom of Israel.
- 994 BC—Archippus, Archon of Athens dies after a reign of 19 years and is succeeded by his son Thersippus.
- 993 BC—Amenemope succeeds Psusennes I as king of Egypt.
- Tiglath-Pileser II, king of Assyria, is born (approximate date).
- Solomon, king of Israel, is born (approximate date).
- Kitchen, K. A. (1986). The Third Intermediate Period in Egypt, 1100-650 B.C. (Second edition with supplement ed.). Warminster, England: Aris & Phillips. pp. Table 1. ISBN 0-85668-298-5. OCLC 15629577.