April 14, 2008
Nippur, Babylonia circa 1000 B.C. — Earliest known map drawn to scale
About 3,000 years ago a distant ancestor of Gary Burrell sat down with a stylus and a soft clay tablet and etched the piece pictured above.
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are there any more detailed photos of this tablet?? I would love to be able to read the cuneiform off the map in detail. Is it part of a private collection or is it in a museum permanently??
any info you can give me would be greatly appreciated!!
Steven P. Smith
Posted by: steve | May 22, 2008 7:02:25 PM
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