Assyria

Bust of Sargon I of Akkad

Could this be Nimrod of the Bible? Sargon I king of Akkade/Agade (2467-2412 BC). Sargon I was the founder of the Akkadian Dynasty and first king of Accad in the land of Shinar. His name Sargon "Sharru-ken" means "the legitimate king." Many identify him as the Nimrod of the Bible (Genesis 10:10). This Sargon I head discovery, if it is indeed him, is...

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