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 one of the great discoveries in Biblical Archaeology.
The Sargon of Akkad Bust is in the Iraq Museum in Baghdad.
"And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar." Genesis 10:8-10
Detailed Description of the Sargon Bust
Material - Bronze
Accadian (Accad in the Land of Shinar)
Date: 2450 BC
Height: 12 inches
Nineveh, northern Iraq
Location: Iraq Museum, Baghdad