Mesopotamia - Akkadian Empire Circa 2270–2083 BC.Sargon the Great was a great ruler of Akkad.He established his own city named Akkad.He conquered the Sumerian city-states and united northern and southern Mesopotamia under a single ruler.One of the great kings of Akkad was Naram-Sin. He was the grandson of Sargon the Great.He crushed revolts and expanded the empire. His reign is considered the peak of the Akkadian Empire.

Mesopotamia - Akkadian Empire Circa 2270–2083 BC.Sargon the Great was a great ruler of Akkad.He established his own city named Akkad.He conquered the Sumerian city-states and united northern and southern Mesopotamia under a single ruler.One of the great kings of Akkad was Naram-Sin. He was the grandson of Sargon the Great.He crushed revolts and expanded the empire. His reign is considered the peak of the Akkadian Empire.

Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (pin image: Inscription of Naram Sin ... c. 2260 BCE, found at the city of Marad, Iraq)

Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (pin image: Inscription of Naram Sin ... c. 2260 BCE, found at the city of Marad, Iraq)

Mesopotamia Irrigation System Model | Ancient Mesopotamia Farming. This also might be what a farming village in the Akkadian Empire might look like.

Mesopotamia Irrigation System Model | Ancient Mesopotamia Farming. This also might be what a farming village in the Akkadian Empire might look like.

"Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian).[36] The Walters Art Museum.

"Cylinder Seal with King or God and Vanquished Lion" (Old Akkadian).[36] The Walters Art Museum.

Akkadian Cylinder Seal depicting Inanna, goddess of love and war, 2254-2193 BC This 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 the Akkad Dynasty.

Akkadian Cylinder Seal depicting Inanna, goddess of love and war, 2254-2193 BC This 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 the Akkad Dynasty.

Akkadian Empire - Stele of Naram-Sin,[20] celebrating victory against the Lullubi from Zagros 2260 BC.He is wearing a horned helmet, a symbol of divinity and is also portrayed in a larger scale in comparison to others around to display his superiority.[21]. Brought back from Sippar to Susa as war prize in the 12th century BC

Akkadian Empire - Stele of Naram-Sin,[20] celebrating victory against the Lullubi from Zagros 2260 BC.He is wearing a horned helmet, a symbol of divinity and is also portrayed in a larger scale in comparison to others around to display his superiority.[21]. Brought back from Sippar to Susa as war prize in the 12th century BC

This is so beautiful to me. Bust of Sargon of Akkad, great Mesopotamian king. (damaged by thieves stealing gems from eyes)

This is so beautiful to me. Bust of Sargon of Akkad, great Mesopotamian king. (damaged by thieves stealing gems from eyes)

The oldest known dictionaries are cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian empire, 2nd millennium BC. Louvre Museum, Paris

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The oldest known dictionaries are cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian empire, 2nd millennium BC. Louvre Museum, Paris

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