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DESCRIPTION: BRONZE HEAD OF AN AKKADIANS
The AKKADIANS spoke aSemitic language, the name of the language is derived from the city of AKKAD, the AKKADIANS were a Semitic people living on ARABIC Peninsula built himself a new city atAKKAD and made himself the king of it
Attacking a mountain
NARAN-SIN (2255 BC 2219 BC)
Was the third successor of grandson of SARGON of AKKAD, underNARAN-SIN the AKKADIANS Empire reached its zenith.
NARAN-SIN expanded his empire by defeating the king of magan at the southern and of the PERSIAN GULF.
CYLINDER SEAL ANDMODERN IMPRESSION:
Hunting scene (2250-2150 BC), late AKKADIANS Period.
Chert; H 11/16 in. (2.8cm)
Bequest of w.Gedney Beatty, 1941 (41.160.192).
These CYLINDER SEALS served as both a kind amulet and as a mark of ownership or identification. Seal were either impressed on clay massesthat were used to close jars, doors, and baskets, they often were made of precious stone CYLINDER SEAL are important to the study of ancient near Eastern art. This sealdepicting a man hunting an ibex in a Mountain forest.
It was made during the AKKADIANS Period (CA 2350-2150 BC).
CYLINDER SEAL with a battle of the gods
MESOPOTAMIA, KISHLapis lazuli; H. 11/8 in (2.8cm), Diam.11/16 in (1.7 cm).
It shows a battle among several gods,
Identified by their horned headdresses.
The three of thestanding gods appear to be conquerors one, wearing a long skit and allow easy leg movement, the second is wearing a tucked-up skit and the others are dressed in long skits.