Akkadian Cylinder Seal With A Rare Goddess, BCThis black stone seal is either from the reign of Naram-Sin of Akkad, under whom the Akkadian Empire reached its zenith or from the reign of Shar-Kali-Sharri, who was the last powerful king of.
Anything that might be Sargon is okay in my book. Bronze head of a king, most likely Sargon of Akkad but possibly Naram-Sin. Unearthed in Nineveh (now in Iraq), Akkadian period, c. In the Iraqi Museum, Baghdad.
Akkad: Sandstone Victory Stele of Naram Sin (Sargon's grandson) king of Akkad, shows him protected by the luminaries of heaven & about to dispatch the last of his enemies, ca 2250 BC. Brought from Sippar to Susa in the c. Restored in 1992 AD.
Seated statue of Gudea, BC; Neo-Sumerian period Probably Tello (ancient Girsu), southern Mesopotamia Diorite
Akkadian Empire - "Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian). The Walters Art Museum.
Empire of Sargon. The Akkadian Empire was an ancient Semitic empire centered in the city of Akkad and its surrounding reg…
History of Mesopotamia - Map of the Akkadian Empire (brown) and the directions in which military campaigns were conducted (yellow arrows)
Stele of Naram-Sin, celebrating victory against the Lullubi from Zagros 2260 BC. Brought back from Sippar to Susa as war prize in the century BC
An Old Akkadian Bronze Axe This bronze head of an axe of unknown provenience from the Old Akkadian period possibly bears the name of the weapon’s owner. The cuneiform inscription reads, “Išme-kīn”. Old Akkadian, c.