“The Legend of Sargon” is an incomplete, Neo-Assyrian story depicting the early years of Sargon of Agade and dates back to first half of the second millennium. It’s a very short poem yet very quite fascinating.Sargon's journey on the river.

We see Sargon’s mother put him in a basket before she sends him sailing down the Euphrates where is picked up and adopted by Akki the drawer of water(irrigator). See how many elements of baby moses story you can identify in this much older tale.