Eridu Timeline

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  • c. 5400 BCE
    The City of Eridu is founded.
  • c. 5400 BCE
    Shrines to Enki built at the city of Eridu in Mesopotamia.
  • c. 2800 BCE
    Probable date of the regional Great Flood when the river Euphrates rose.
  • c. 2300 BCE
    The Eridu Genesis is composed.
  • 2100 BCE
    First ziggurats in Ur, Eridu, Uruk, and Nippur.
  • c. 600 BCE
    The city of Eridu is abandoned.

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5400 BCE: The City of Eridu is founded.
 
5400 BCE: Shrines to Enki built at the city of Eridu in Mesopotamia.
 
2800 BCE: Probable date of the regional Great Flood when the river Euphrates rose.
 
 
2300 BCE: The Eridu Genesis is composed.
 
 
2100 BCE: First ziggurats in Ur, Eridu, Uruk, and Nippur.
 
600 BCE: The city of Eridu is abandoned.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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