Eridu Excavations. Eridu is an ancient Sumerian city in what is now Tell Abu Shahrain, Iraq. It was long considered the earliest city in S Mesopotamia, and is still today argued to be the oldest city in the world. Located about 7.5-mi SW of Ur, Eridu was the southernmost of a conglomeration of cities that grew about temples. Eridu was founded ca 5400 BC, close to the Persian Gulf near the mouth of the Euphrates River
Ghormeh Sabzi - Persian Herb Stew - I grew up eating this stew, it tastes so good. There are many variations on the ingredients for all Persian/Middle Eastern food -- it depends what country you come from and what part of the country you are in. This stew is popular all over Iran.