Centuries: 6th century BC -

**5th century BC**- 4th century BC

Decades: 530s BC 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC - **480s BC** - 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 420s BC 430s BC

Years: 491 BC 490 BC 489 BC 488 BC 487 BC - **486 BC** - 485 BC 484 BC 483 BC 482 BC 481 BC

**Events**

- First part of the Grand Canal of China is built
- Egypt revolts against the Persian rule

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**Deaths**