IDU (CITY)

Idu shown within Iraq

Alternative name
:
Satu Qala
Region
:
Mesopotamia
Coordinates
:
35°52'41 N 44°41'50 E
Type
:
tell

Idu, (modern Satu Qala in the Sulaymaniyah Province of Iraqi Kurdistan) was an iron-age town.

History :

Idu was part of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in its early days. It later gained independence and survived until the Parthian period.

Archaeology :

Excavations were conducted by the Penn Museum in 2010 and 2011 involving researchers from Leiden University and Salahaddin University. Finds included 52 inscribed bricks dated 1050–850 BC. Further work awaits agreement with the locals of town of Satu Qala, which Idu sits beneath.

Source :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idu_(city)