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Turin papyrus map

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Ana Pietscher

on 23 September 2013

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Transcript of Turin papyrus map

Turin Papyrus map
1160 BCE
Babylonian World map
Hecataeus map
600 BCE
500 BCE
The Turin Papyrus is an ancient Egyptian map, generally considered the oldest surviving map of topographical interest from the ancient world. ...
The Babylonian Map
of the World is a diagrammatic labeled depiction of the known world from the perspective of Babylonia. The map is incised on a clay tablet, showing Babylon somewhat to the north of its center;[1] the clay tablet is damaged, and also contains a section of cuneiform text.



Hecataeus was one of the most popular researchers and geographers who hailed from Greece. Born in 550 BC, this reputed cartographer was known for his map of the inhabited world. Hecataeus was inspired by the cartographic contributions of Anaximander.
Ptolemy's geographia
is Ptolemy's main work besides the Almagest. It is a treatise on cartography and a compilation of what was known about the world's geography in the Roman Empire of the 2nd century. Ptolemy relied mainly on the work of an earlier geographer, Marinos of Tyre, and on gazetteers of the Roman and ancient Persian empire.
150 CE
was a cartographer, philosopher and mathematician. He is best known for his work in cartography, particular the world map of 1569 based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines. He was the first to use the term Atlas for a collection of maps.
Gerardus Mercarto
Google Maps
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During time maps
1569 CE
2005 CE
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