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1888 Antique Map of Mount Vesuvius Volcano by VintageInclination

1888 Antique Map of Mount Vesuvius Volcano print, lithograph engraving wall art vintage color lithograph illustration chart

Babylonian Map - 600 BCE   This artifact was discovered in Iraq close to the Euphrates river in the late 1800s and first published (or written about) in 1899. It has been dated to around 600 BCE. This was the oldest known map for several decades until the Nippur map (see above) was finally published. The Babylonian Map is currently in the British Museum.

Babylonian Map of the World: Incised on a clay tablet & dates to the century BC. It was discovered at Sippar, southern Iraq, 60 miles km) north of Babylon on the Euphrates River, & was published in The clay tablet resides at the British Museum.

Atlantis/ - Mercator Map - 1595.  At Burns & Co., we create rare historical art produced from prints, photographs, manuscripts, ancient texts, & reliefs. Visit: or call (888) 266-9385.

Legendary cartographer Gerardus Mercator’s detailed 1595 map of the Arctic, the first-ever map drawn centered on the North Pole. Complement with 100 diagrams that changed the world.