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5/11/11 5:46 PM sg3Ak-Ur3 Page 1 of 4 http://www.classics.unc.edu/courses/clar241/sg3Ak-Ur3.html CLAR 241: The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East © 2010 G. Kenneth Sams and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Study Outline #3 Akkadian and Post-Akkadian Periods Third Dynasty of Ur (click here for map, courtesy of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago) Akkadian Period (2370-2230) (click here *** for on-site images of the Akkadian period) The Akkadian Period represents the first dominant Semitic element in Mesopotamia. Sargon (Sharrum-kin) of Akkad (2370-2315), the founder of the period; new capital at the still-undiscovered site of Agade. Hollow-cast copper head of Sargon(?) from Nineveh in Assyria. Naram-Sin, grandson of Sargon (2291-2255).
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5/11/11 5:46 PM sg3Ak-Ur3 Page 2 of 4 http://www.classics.unc.edu/courses/clar241/sg3Ak-Ur3.html Stele depicting Naram-Sin's defeat of the Lulubi people of western Iran; found at Susa in Elam. Louvre Museum, Paris.
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Unformatted text preview: sg3Ak-Ur3 Page 3 of 4 http://www.classics.unc.edu/courses/clar241/sg3Ak-Ur3.html Cylinder seal from the Akkadian Period and impression. Goddess Ishtar, with foot on lion, and the lesser goddess Ninishkun. Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. Post-Akkadian Period (2230-2130) (click here *** for on-site images of the Post-Akkadian Period) Period of subjection by the Guti/Gutians. Time of Gudea of Lagash and his numerous votive statues. Third Dynasty of Ur (2130-2021) (click here for Third Dynasty of Ur images) Also referred to as the Ur III, Neo-Sumerian, or Sumerian Revival Period. Ur: Ziggurat of Ur-Nammu, dedicated to the moon god Nanna; stele of Ur-Nammu. Foundation figurine of King Ur-Nammu, from Nippur. Oriental Institute, University of Chicago 5/11/11 5:46 PM sg3Ak-Ur3 Page 4 of 4 http://www.classics.unc.edu/courses/clar241/sg3Ak-Ur3.html back to Study Outlines main / back to Study Outline #2 / on to Study Outline #4 / home...
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2011 for the course CLAR 241 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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