- an ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city near the Euphrates in S Iraq: center for the worship of Ea; partially excavated.
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With the founding of Eridu, a limit was fixed for the 'deep.'The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
The city of his residence was Eridu on the banks of the Euphrates.
The life of Tammuz at Eridu was romantic and his days ended in tragedy.
Probably the custom of weeping for Tammuz originated in the city of Eridu.
One of these was Nipur in the north, the other Eridu in the south.A Primer of Assyriology
Archibald Henry Sayce