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Eridu: The Sumerian Garden of Eden and the Oldest City in the World?

August 11, 2018 - General
Re-creation of the port at Eridu.

Today, Eridu is often considered to be one of the oldest permanent settlements in Mesopotamia, and perhaps even in the world. The ancient Sumerians also believed that Eridu was the first city in the world and they documented that belief in the Sumerian King List and the Eridu Genesis.

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