Babylonian Imago Mundi | 9 Maps That Have Shaped The World

Babylonian Imago Mundi

The oldest known world map, from 660 BCE, is the Babylonian Imago Mundi. Engraved in a clay tablet with cuneiform writing in a section, it depicts Babylon on the Euphrates at the centre surrounded by seven other cities, mountainous regions, marshes and rivers. It is preserved in the British Museum.

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