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Home turf of the ancient Akkadians was
Akkad, today's central Iraq.
And here is ancient Akkad on a map:
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Famous ruler of Akkad was
King Sargon, who
ruled with exceptional success around 2334–2279 BC and is credited
with the founding of the ancient city of Agade and one of the first
empires in history.
Governments of Sumer.
The exact location of the city of
Agade, by the way, is still not known.
The Akkadian language was written in
Achievements of the
The Akkadians had some skilled artists
among them. Case in point is the life size Akkadian Head of a
Head of a King,
Akkadian, Bronze, found at Nineveh
Iraq Museum, Baghdad
And here is more on Akkad's southern