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Eridu

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, R. Talbert, P. Flensted Jensen, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Oct 14, 2019 02:01 PM History
Eridu was an ancient city of Sumeria and perhaps one of the first true cities. The site is settled from ca. 5300 B.C. onward. Eridu was located approximately Located 12 km southwest of Ur and was the southernmost of a conglomeration of Sumerian cities that grew up around temple complexes.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/912845

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 93 C3 Eridu

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Abu Shahrein IRQ


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A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, R. Talbert, P. Flensted Jensen, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Eridu: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/912845> [accessed: 09 July 2020]

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