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

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Map of the Akkadian Empire (brown) and the directions in which military campaigns were conducted (yellow arrows). 2334 BC - 2193 BC.  308,882 sq mi. After the fall of the Akkadian Empire, the Akkadian peoples of Mestopotamia eventually coalesced into two major Akkadian speaking nations; Assyria in the north, and a few centuries later, Babylonia in the south

Map of the Akkadian Empire (brown) and the directions in which military campaigns were conducted (yellow arrows). 2334 BC - 2193 BC. 308,882 sq mi. After the fall of the Akkadian Empire, the Akkadian peoples of Mestopotamia eventually coalesced into two major Akkadian speaking nations; Assyria in the north, and a few centuries later, Babylonia in the south

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Bassetki Estátua do reinado de Naram-Sin de Akkad com uma inscrição mencionando a construção de um templo em Akkad. Primeira estátua de chumbo, acadianos.

Bassetki Estátua do reinado de Naram-Sin de Akkad com uma inscrição mencionando a construção de um templo em Akkad. Primeira estátua de chumbo, acadianos.

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)

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Assyria was a Mesopotamian Empire that grew out of the City-state of Ashur. It was one of the greatest empires in Mesopotamia, together with the Akkadian Empire of Sargon the Great and the Babylonian Empire under Hammurabi. At its height, the Assyrian Empire extended from Anatolia in the west, to Armenia in the north, to Media in the east, and to Egypt in the south. Among the great warrior-kings of Assyria are the famous names of Ashurnasirpal, Shalmaneser III, Tiglath-Pileser III, Sargon…

Assyria was a Mesopotamian Empire that grew out of the City-state of Ashur. It was one of the greatest empires in Mesopotamia, together with the Akkadian Empire of Sargon the Great and the Babylonian Empire under Hammurabi. At its height, the Assyrian Empire extended from Anatolia in the west, to Armenia in the north, to Media in the east, and to Egypt in the south. Among the great warrior-kings of Assyria are the famous names of Ashurnasirpal, Shalmaneser III, Tiglath-Pileser III, Sargon…

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"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.

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