Map of the World.
8th-6th c BCE Mesopotamian Babylonian Maps & Diagrams
c. 700 BCE-500 BCE
8th-6th c BCE
London. British Museum.
In the center of the map is Babylon on the Euphrates (flowing south) plus circles indicating cities and other places. This central area is ringed by a waterway labeled Salt-Sea which is itself surrounded by triangles representing regions. The cuneiform text describes these regions.
NEO-BABYLONIAN | Map of the World. | c. 700 BCE-500 BCE | Mesopotamian | Babylonian
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