Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia by Professor Stephen Bertman is an indispensable treasure for anyone interested...
How large was the Akkadian Empire at its greatest extent?
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Inanna is the ancient Sumerian goddess of love, sensuality, fertility, procreation, and also of war. She later became identified...
Map of Mesopotamia, 2000-1600 BC
A general map of Mesopotamia and its neighbouring territories which roughly covers the period from 2000-1600 BC reveals...
Map of Sumer
The area which formed Sumer started at the Persian Gulf and reached north to the 'neck' of Mesopotamia where the two rivers...
Map of the Akkadian Empire
The empire of Sargon, late 24th century BCE.
Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning 'between two rivers’) was an ancient region in the eastern Mediterranean...
Mt. Darbandi Bilula's Akkadian Rock Relief, Mesopotamia, Iraq
This rock relief dates back to the Akkadian era. It lies on the cliff of Mt. Darbadi Bilula, Hori and Shekhan area, Sulaimaniya...
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC. Inset: Reference Map of the Nile Delta.
Naram-Sin (reigned 2261-2224 BCE) was the last great king of the Akkadian Empire and grandson of Sargon the Great (reigned...