World’s oldest dictionaries come from the Akkadian Empire. The dictionaries are about 4,500-year-old a nd were discovered in Ebla, one of the earliest kingdoms in Syria. They written on cuneiform tablets and are part of the famous ancient Ebla archive. The Urra=hubullu glossary, a major Babylonian glossary or encyclopedia from the second millennium BC, preserved in the Louvre Museum in Paris.
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.
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.
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.
massarrah: “ 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.
From the royal tombs of Ur, the Standard of Ur mosaic, made of lapis lazuli and shell, shows peacetime. The laws in the Code of Ur-Nammu follow a set pattern, i.e. If (insert crime), then (insert punishment). This formula would be followed by almost all law codes that came after the Code of Ur-Nammu. In the law code, different categories of crime, as well as their resulting punishments, may be distinguished.