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In 1929 a map was found. The document was drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, an admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century. It shows the western coast of Africa, the eastern coast of South America, and the northern coast of Antarctica. The Antarctic coastline is perfectly detailed. The most puzzling however is not so much how Piri Reis managed to draw such an accurate map of the Antarctic region 300 years before it was discovered, but that the map shows the coastline under the ice.

East is at the top. Red sea, Persian Gulf and Nile River (and other rivers) are in red. Black Sea is squashed. Caspian Sea opens to the ocean in the North. Italy is a strange shape. So interesting to see what was understood about the world. - - - Anglo-saxon Mappa Mundi c. 1050-1075

map of Egypt the Nile flows from south to north, so Upper Egypt is in the south and Lower Egypt is North

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Pirro Ligorio, Anteiquae urbis imago, Lossi reprint, 1773. Map in 12 parts of Ancient Rome recreated by Ligorio from his knowledge of ancient reliefs

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World map made around 1420 by the Italian cartographer Pietro Vesconte.

In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century.

Map of ancient Israel. Also...The brothers names from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

A New Map of Scotland According to Gordon of Straloch . . . 1721 - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.