The Lost City of Akkad, Capital of the World’s First Empire

Ancient Mesopotamian carving image by Daniel from Pixabay:

We still haven’t found the city of Akkad, the capital of the Akkadian Empire. This is the world’s oldest known empire, founded in 2334 BC. Despite all the evidence of this empire, and all the archaeological work done in Mesopotamia, the city of Akkad remains lost. What makes this the first empire? It was the … Read more