The Oldest Known World Map

An ancient map of the Mesopotamian world is apparently the oldest known map of the world (now exhibited in British Museum,


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  • Denis Collette 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Vision Quality Group / Invite only, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    ...bonjour...!!! :)
    ...a lovely artwork...!!!
  • Playing Futures: Applied Nomadology 6y

    @Denis Collette Thank you for the invitation, and eventually for taking me on board of your excellent group! I feel slightly reluctant to submit this very image, since it's not mine, and I can even credit it properly. But I hope I will be able to share my own works, soon.
  • bazzio101 3y

    It is now rather well established that the Messopotamians did not interact with anything "mythical". Rather, they dutifully recorded their encounters with non-human beings, aka aliens.
  • Cassiopeamastertree2000 3y

    I didn't know this one and I'm happy to have found this map
    good luck
  • Roy Vickers 10mo

    used in my powerpoint pres on referencing skills
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