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Akkadian art – Bronze Age Mesopotamia

By |2018-04-19T12:28:54+00:00September 11th, 2017|Art, West Asia|

Head of Akkadian king (maybe Sargon) When the Akkadians, from northern Iraq, conquered southern Iraq about 2400 BC, they unified all of Iraq - Mesopotamia, the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers - into one empire for the first time. In some ways, Akkadian art was the same as the Sumerian art that went before it. [...]