A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC
A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC by Marc Van De Mieroop is an excellent resource for anyone interested...
Bronze head of an Akkadian ruler, probably Sargon the Great, c. 23rd - 22nd century BCE.
Ancient Mesopotamia (How'd They Do That in)
Elizabeth Scholl's work Ancient Mesopotamia is an excellent introduction to Mesopotamian civilization for children...
Ancient Near East: The Basics
Routledge’s series “The Basics” opens the doors to all people, especially non-academics and students...
Climate change and the collapse of the Akkadian empire: Evidence from the deep sea
1Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964, USA
Writing is undeniably one of humanity's most important inventions. The earliest forms of storing information on objects...
Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Daily life in ancient Mesopotamia cannot be described in the same way one would describe life in ancient Rome or Greece. Mesopotamia...
Diorite statue of an Akkadian ruler of Ashur
This statue was unearthed during the German excavations at the city of Ashur in 1905 CE. The statue depicts a man in...
The Akkadian/Sumerian poet Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) is the world’s first author known by name and was the daughter...
Enheduanna - Poet, Priestess, Empire Builder
Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) is the world’s first author and was the daughter (either literally or figuratively...