Eridu overview
Other name(s) Eridug, Nunki, Babel
Modern name(s) Tell Abu Shahrain
Region Mesopotamia
Section First Cities
Latitude 30.8170228 N suggest info
Longitude 45.9958546 E
Status Accurate location
Related sites Eridu mound 2, Palace, circa 986 m (1078 yd) north
Eridu mound 5, circa 1.8 km (1989 yd) south-east
Eridu mound 3, circa 1.9 km (2114 yd) south-west
Eridu mound 6, circa 2.5 km (1.6 mi) south-west
Eridu mound 7, circa 3 km (1.9 mi) west
Nearest sites
within 500 km
Tell al-Ubaid, circa 17.6 km (10.9 mi) north
Ur, Uru.Unuki, Tell al-Muqayyar, circa 19.2 km (11.9 mi) north-east
Merejib, circa 18.9 km (11.8 mi) east
Tell es-Sakheri, circa 21.8 km (13.6 mi) north
Tell Abu Rasain, circa 22.3 km (13.9 mi) east
Ishan Abu Kumbaru, circa 32.5 km (20.2 mi) north-east
Tell al-Oueili, Tell Awayli, circa 48.4 km (30.1 mi) north
Kutalla, Tell Sifr, circa 53.2 km (33.1 mi) north
Larsa, Tell as-Senkereh, circa 53.7 km (33.4 mi) north
Kisiga, Kuara, Duru, Tell al-Lahm, circa 35.6 km (22.1 mi) east
Uruk, Unug, Warka, circa 65.9 km (40.9 mi) north-west
Girsu, Ngirsu, Tello, Telloh, circa 84.4 km (52.4 mi) north
Ishan Rakiba, Ishan Ranya, circa 64 km (39.8 mi) north
Lagash, Tell al-Hiba, circa 77.3 km (48 mi) north-east
Tell et-Telliya, circa 65.7 km (40.8 mi) north-west
Umma, Tell Jokha, circa 95.1 km (59.1 mi) north
Tell Tarbas, circa 102.9 km (63.9 mi) north
Zabala, Tell Ibzeikh, circa 103.6 km (64.4 mi) north
Tell Shmid, circa 103.6 km (64.4 mi) north
Bad-tibira, Dûr-gurgurri, Pantibiblos, Patibira, Tell al-Madineh, circa 106.5 km (66.2 mi) north
Samawah, circa 87.1 km (54.1 mi) north-west
Adab, Tell Bismaya, circa 125.7 km (78.1 mi) north
Umma, Tell Umm al-Aqarib, Tell Umm el-Ajarib, circa 89.6 km (55.7 mi) north
Shuruppak, Tell Fara, circa 116.3 km (72.3 mi) north-west
Kisurra, Tell Abu Hatab, circa 123.7 km (76.9 mi) north-west
Tell Abu Shaib, circa 109 km (67.7 mi) east
Isin, Ishan al-Bahriyat, circa 137.3 km (85.3 mi) north-west
Umm al-Hafriyat, circa 153.5 km (95.4 mi) north
Tell Wabla, circa 131.7 km (81.9 mi) north-east
Kesh?, Larak?, Tell Wilaya, circa 169.3 km (105.2 mi) north
Sharrakum, Urusagrig, circa 159.4 km (99.1 mi) north-west
Tell Banura, circa 168.4 km (104.6 mi) north
El-Akkar el-Kabir, circa 118 km (73.3 mi) north-east
Nibru, Nippur, Afak, circa 162.7 km (101.1 mi) north-west
Mashkan-Shapir, Tell Abu Dhuwari, circa 191.5 km (119 mi) north-west
Alexandria, Antiochia in Susiana, Charax Spasinu, Charax Pasinu, Charax Spasinou, Charax Spasinu, circa 151.5 km (94.1 mi) east
Kesh?, Abu Salabikh, circa 183 km (113.7 mi) north-west
Puzrish-Dagan, Tell Drehem, circa 154 km (95.7 mi) north-west
Marad, Wana as-Sadoum, circa 182.6 km (113.5 mi) north-west
Ishan Abu Basur esh-Sharqi, circa 169.3 km (105.2 mi) north
Tell Abu Dhaba, circa 172.2 km (107 mi) north
Al-Qadisiyyah, circa 174.8 km (108.6 mi) north-west
Der, Tell Aqar, circa 256.6 km (159.4 mi) north
Abar Yafa, circa 189.3 km (117.6 mi) north
Ishan Abu Hatab, circa 230.8 km (143.4 mi) north-west
Ishan Abu Qabr, circa 236.1 km (146.7 mi) north-west
Kabr Umm et-Tuwaib, circa 197.6 km (122.8 mi) north-east
Ali Kosh, circa 230.8 km (143.4 mi) north-east
Teppe Bowla, circa 237.5 km (147.6 mi) north-east
Abu Biyariq, circa 234.4 km (145.6 mi) north-west
Niru, Jemdet Nasr, circa 240.6 km (149.5 mi) north-west
Dilbat, Tell ed-Duleim, circa 219.1 km (136.1 mi) north-west
Dehloran, circa 243.6 km (151.3 mi) north-east
Tulul Khalfat, circa 241.3 km (149.9 mi) north-west
Ishan Angur Zuraybah, circa 251.9 km (156.5 mi) north-west
Tell Uqair, Tell Aqair, circa 252.1 km (156.6 mi) north-west
Kutha, Tell Ibrahim, circa 252.5 km (156.9 mi) north-west
Borsippa, Birs Nimrud, circa 235 km (146 mi) north-west
Tepe Moussian, circa 231.7 km (144 mi) north-east
Kish 1, Mounds A to H, and V, Tell Ingharra and Tell Bandar, circa 232.5 km (144.5 mi) north-west
Tell Agrab, circa 299.6 km (186.2 mi) north-west
Karunah, circa 234.2 km (145.5 mi) north-west
Kish 2, Mounds Z and T, Tell al-Uhaymir, circa 234.6 km (145.8 mi) north-west
Tell Deheb, circa 284.3 km (176.7 mi) north-west
Ctesiphon, Taq Kisra, circa 286.2 km (177.9 mi) north-west
Girumu, Ishan Khilala, Tell Barghuthiat, circa 238.5 km (148.2 mi) north-west
Tell Abu Dibis, circa 240.5 km (149.4 mi) north
Akkad, Agade, circa 268.9 km (167.1 mi) north-west
Babylon, Bab Ilu, Nunki, circa 242.4 km (150.6 mi) north-west
Tulul Mahasin, circa 282.2 km (175.4 mi) north-west
Seleukia, Tell Umar, circa 292.9 km (182 mi) north-west
Choga Mami, circa 344.8 km (214.2 mi) north
Subkhayet el-Bezel, Abu Dihin, circa 249.8 km (155.2 mi) north-west
Nerebtum, Tell Ishchali, circa 306.8 km (190.6 mi) north-west
Tell Ishaqi I, circa 295.6 km (183.7 mi) north-west
Tutub, Tell Khafajah, circa 313.1 km (194.5 mi) north-west
Tell Ishaqi II, circa 296.6 km (184.3 mi) north-west
Tepe Guran, circa 342.9 km (213 mi) north
Diniktum, Tell Muhammad, circa 311.4 km (193.5 mi) north-west
Tell Hadari, circa 298.7 km (185.6 mi) north-west
Tulul Faridishad, circa 351.4 km (218.4 mi) north
Zaralulu, Tell al Dhibai, circa 313 km (194.5 mi) north-west
Shaduppum, Tell Harmal, circa 312.4 km (194.1 mi) north-west
Chogha Gavaneh, Eslamabad-e Gharb, circa 369.6 km (229.6 mi) north
Tell Jawan I, circa 298.5 km (185.5 mi) north-west
Sippar-Amnanum, Tell ed-Der, circa 300.1 km (186.5 mi) north-west
Tell Jawan II, circa 298.9 km (185.7 mi) north-west
Tell Jawan IV, circa 299 km (185.8 mi) north-west
Kabnak, Haft Tepe, circa 262.1 km (162.9 mi) north-east
Iwan-e Karkheh, circa 262.4 km (163.1 mi) north-east
Tell Aswad, circa 311.4 km (193.5 mi) north-west
Failaka Island, circa 268.3 km (166.7 mi) south-east
Abu Qubur, circa 308.5 km (191.7 mi) north-west
Ishan Abu Amud, circa 307.1 km (190.8 mi) north-west
Teppe Jaffarabad, circa 266.2 km (165.4 mi) north-east
Teppe Suleiman, circa 264.7 km (164.5 mi) north-east
Susa, Shushan, circa 263.2 km (163.5 mi) north-east
Ikaros, Icarea, Tell Said F6, circa 268.2 km (166.7 mi) south-east
Abu Fanduweh, circa 261.9 km (162.8 mi) north-east
Akkad, Agade, circa 310.8 km (193.1 mi) north-west
Hupshana, Deh-i Now, Deh-e Now, circa 280.9 km (174.6 mi) north-east
Dur-Kurigalzu, Aqar Quf, circa 328.8 km (204.3 mi) north-west
Me Turnat, Tulul Baradan, Es-Sib, Haddad, circa 384.9 km (239.2 mi) north
Tell Abu Shijar, circa 329.5 km (204.7 mi) north-west
Tell al-Abyad, circa 329.8 km (204.9 mi) north-west
Abu Gubur, Abu Qubur, circa 319.8 km (198.7 mi) north-west
Ishan Abu Ajaj, circa 284 km (176.5 mi) north-west
Tel Omar Theatre, circa 289.3 km (179.8 mi) north-west
Bugga Ishan, circa 274 km (170.2 mi) north-east
Al Qusair, circa 289.7 km (180 mi) north-west
Tell Yelkhi, circa 396.8 km (246.6 mi) north
Dur Untash, Chogha Zanbil, circa 273.8 km (170.2 mi) north-east
Teppe Meshwall 1, circa 295.6 km (183.7 mi) east
Ukhaidir, circa 289.7 km (180 mi) north-west
Ali Pasha, circa 403.4 km (250.6 mi) north
Teppe Meshwall 2, circa 297.4 km (184.8 mi) east
Teppe Darouqeh, circa 298.4 km (185.4 mi) east
Chogha Bonut, circa 284.5 km (176.8 mi) north-east
Sippar, Zimbir, Tell Abu Habbah, circa 298.7 km (185.6 mi) north-west
Tell Bismaya, circa 299.2 km (185.9 mi) north-west
Tell Rishad, circa 301.9 km (187.6 mi) north-west
Band-e Kaisar, Pol-e Kaisar, circa 303.6 km (188.6 mi) north-east
Chogha Mish, circa 288.7 km (179.4 mi) north-east
Tell Abedeh, circa 427.8 km (265.8 mi) north
Upi, Upija, Opis, Akshak, circa 384.9 km (239.2 mi) north-west
Behistun, circa 418 km (259.7 mi) north
Chogha Pahwandeh, circa 296.9 km (184.5 mi) north-east
Eshnunna, Tell Asmar, circa 319.7 km (198.7 mi) north-west
Tell Anbar, circa 356.7 km (221.7 mi) north-west
Imam Jadir, circa 400 km (248.5 mi) north-west
Makhrut, circa 409 km (254.1 mi) north-west
Anbar, Pirisbora, Tell Anbar, circa 362.9 km (225.5 mi) north-west
Tell el-Halfayah, circa 338.4 km (210.3 mi) north-west
Deh-e Now, circa 413.4 km (256.9 mi) north-east
Kharaib el-Qadisiya, Al-Qatul, circa 411.6 km (255.7 mi) north-west
Bard-e Nechandeh, circa 344.5 km (214.1 mi) east
Gerde Sefe, South, circa 496.6 km (308.6 mi) north
unidentified site, Tapa Gulawi, circa 496.6 km (308.6 mi) north
Gerde Sefe, North, circa 497.2 km (308.9 mi) north
Tell es-Saad, circa 346.4 km (215.3 mi) north-west
Tell es-Sawwan, circa 416.5 km (258.8 mi) north-west
Yasin Teppe, circa 506.2 km (314.5 mi) north
Konkobar, Kangavar, circa 449.1 km (279 mi) north-east
Gerde Resh, circa 509.2 km (316.4 mi) north
Karhane, circa 450.2 km (279.7 mi) north-east
Gerd-i Resh, circa 505.6 km (314.2 mi) north
Godin Tepe, circa 455 km (282.7 mi) north-east
Ganj Dareh, circa 452.4 km (281.1 mi) north-east
Tell Madan, circa 480.5 km (298.6 mi) north
Gilan Gharbi, circa 369.7 km (229.7 mi) north
Chogha Qal, circa 379.2 km (235.6 mi) east
Awal, Tell es-Suleimeh, circa 381.9 km (237.3 mi) north
Tal-i Ghazir, circa 331 km (205.7 mi) east
Tell Tendy, circa 331.9 km (206.2 mi) east
Kurruhanni, Makunta, Tell al-Fakhar, circa 500.8 km (311.2 mi) north
Qal'at Jarmo, circa 535.1 km (332.5 mi) north
Palegawra cave, circa 543.6 km (337.8 mi) north
Birtha, Takritain, Tikrit, circa 472.2 km (293.4 mi) north-west
Tepe Nush-i Jan, circa 465.5 km (289.2 mi) north-east
Tell al-Fakhar, circa 509.2 km (316.4 mi) north-west
Baba Jan Tepe (West), circa 399.9 km (248.5 mi) north-east
Tepe Bormi, circa 346.3 km (215.2 mi) east
Apameia, Apamea, Ganjnameh, circa 494.5 km (307.3 mi) north-east
Kudish Saghir, circa 529.4 km (329 mi) north
Arrapha, Kirkuk, circa 538.4 km (334.5 mi) north
Nuzi, Gasur, Yorghan Tepe, circa 531.6 km (330.3 mi) north
Dibak Teppe, circa 537.5 km (334 mi) north
Teppe-ye Mosalla, circa 501.6 km (311.7 mi) north-east
Do-Ashkaft cave, circa 412.6 km (256.4 mi) north
Hit, Ituu, Is, circa 433.4 km (269.3 mi) north-west
Ziwiyeh, circa 608.8 km (378.3 mi) north
Great Mosque of Mutawakkil, circa 425.9 km (264.6 mi) north-west
Samarra, circa 427.7 km (265.8 mi) north-west
Tell Shemshara, circa 600.3 km (373 mi) north
Tell Bazmusian, circa 602.8 km (374.5 mi) north
Hirba Jarura, circa 434.4 km (269.9 mi) north-west
Abû Dulaf Mosque, circa 444.5 km (276.2 mi) north-west
Anahita Temple, circa 448.9 km (279 mi) north-east
Kermez Tepe, circa 543.7 km (337.9 mi) north-east
Zend-i Suleiman, circa 654.1 km (406.5 mi) north
Tell Akrah, circa 573.4 km (356.3 mi) north-west
Alexandria Charax, Arjan, circa 409.3 km (254.3 mi) east
Tell Ibrahim Bayis, circa 596 km (370.4 mi) north-west
Ashur, Assur, Qalat Sherqat, circa 575.2 km (357.4 mi) north-west
Arbil, Qalinj Agha, circa 625.3 km (388.5 mi) north
Teppe Sabz, circa 412.1 km (256 mi) east
El-Khan, circa 498.8 km (309.9 mi) north-west
Hajji Firuz Tepe, circa 688.6 km (427.9 mi) north
Hasanlu Tepe, Hasanloo, circa 689.8 km (428.6 mi) north
Kilizu, Qasr Shamamok, circa 623.7 km (387.6 mi) north-west
Tell Huwaish, circa 590.1 km (366.6 mi) north-west
Gaida, circa 488.4 km (303.5 mi) north
Dinkha Tepe, circa 692.6 km (430.4 mi) north
Tags Settlements, Looted sites
Database ID 8, created 15 Jun 2008, 02:58, Last changed 9 Jun 2015, 23:27