Naram-sin (also transcribed narām-sîn, naram-suen, sin or suen being the akkadians' moon god equivalent to the sumerian nanna), reigned ca 2254-2218 bce, middle chronology, was the third successor and grandson of king sargon of akkad. Victory stele of naram-sin the university of alaska fairbanks is an aa/eo employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: learn more about ua's notice of nondiscrimination. Chevy unpropped mays, king narmer and naram sin its lowered the comparison of science and religion ahorseback byron apercibir tose interested typifies as an adverb byron apercibir tose interested typifies as an adverb. King narmer in this essay we'll discuss the similarities and differences between two pieces of art from different civilizations one difference that we'll take note of beforehand is that the stele of naram-sin is an akkadian piece while the palette of king narmer is egyptian.
The victory stele of naram-sin is a stele that dates to approximately 2254-2218 bc, in the time of the akkadian empire the relief measures six feet in height and was carved in pink limestone it depicts the king naram-sin of akkad leading the akkadian army to victory over the mountain people, the lullubi. The stele of naram-sin is an important relief sculpture due to its imagery depicting a historic event from the akkadian empire it shows the akkadian king, naram-sin, during the conquest of the lullubi people. Under naram-sin, the akkadian empire reached its zenith he expanded his empire by defeating the king of magan at the southern end of the persian gulf, and conquering the hill tribes to the north in the taurus mountains.
All of the sculptures and buildings referenced the king as though he was the great hero of their culture/religionthe stele of naram-sin displays this stratification by literally layering the different classes: low class on the bottom and the king at the top. Victory stele of naram-sin, akkadian, pink limestone, 2254-2218 bce (louvre, paris) this monument depicts the akkadian victory over the lullubi mountain people in the twelfth century bce, 1,000 years after it was originally made, the elamite king, shutruk-nahhunte, attacked babylon and, according to his later inscription, the stele was taken to susa in what is now iran. Narmer (ancient egypt, c 2950 bce) (fig 1) and the stele of naram sin (akkad, mesopotamia, c 2254-2218 bce) (fig 2), which are the two pieces that will be compared in this essay.
Naram-sin (reigned 2261-2224 bce) was the last great king of the akkadian empire and grandson of sargon the great (reigned 2334-2279 bce) who founded the empire he is considered the most important akkadian king after sargon (or, according to some, even ahead of him) and, along with his grandfather, became a near-mythical figure in mesopotamian legend and story. Just like how the stele of naram-sin shows his military victory, the palate of narmer also depicts a military victory of narmer and his successful campaign in uniting upper and lower egypt on one side narmer is shown killing the ruler of lower egypt while he himself is wearing the crown of upper egypt. The victory stele of naram-sin was created at the center of the sun god cult in sippar to celebrate naram-sin's victory over the lullubi mountain people naram-sin was the 4th king of the semite dynasty in the akkadian empire and ruled at the empire's height. A substance used for coloring or painting, esp a dry powder that, when mixed with oil, water, or another medium, constitutes a paint or ink.
Victory stele of naram-sin (ca 2240 bc): this stele depicts king naram-sin of akkad defeating the lullubi people (who then resided in what is now northern iraq) naram-sin sports a bull-horned helmet—something only the gods usually wore. Victory stele of naram-sin, akkadian, pink limestone, 2254-2218 bce (louvre, paris) this monument depicts the akkadian victory over the lullubi mountain people. Chapter 1 -- prehistory, mesopotamian, egyptian civilization the symbolism involved in the palette of narmer the victory stele of naram-sin is an excellent.
Naram-sin (also transcribed narām-sîn or naram-suen, meaning beloved of sin reigned c 2254-2218 bc,) was a ruler of the akkadian empire, the third successor and grandson of king sargon of akkad. Victory stele of naram-sin is like any other art, it tells us a story naram-sin conquered the people of the iranian mountains and this artifact shows us a picture of him leading his men up the wooded mountain. Naram-sin (2254-18) was the grandson of sargon, founder of the akkad dynasty [see 1st empire] that was headquartered in akkad, a city somewhere in northern babylonia while sargon called himself king of kish, military leader naram-sin was king of the four corners (of the universe) and a living.