This was centuries before Sargon of Akkad followed in his footsteps.
The son of the king, the princes, and soldiers were in Akkad.
Nothing can be better than two seal-cylinders that have come down to us from the age of Sargon of Akkad.
In the month Sivan there was mourning for the kings mother in Akkad.
These kings combined with the title king of Ur the title king of Sumir and Akkad.
He was besieged in Akkad, but a successful sally drove back the rebels, and they were soon utterly crushed.
From the 27th of Adar to the 3rd of Nisan there was lamentation in Akkad.
Soon after his death the power of Akkad went to pieces, and the Sumerian city of Erech again became the centre of empire.
The prominent figure of Naram Sin, a later king of Akkad, bulks largely in history and tradition.
Among other cities which had to be chastised was ancient Akkad, where a rival monarch endeavoured to establish himself.