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Olfert Dapper: Delineatio Regionis Bassora

Map: MEAST4218
 
Cartographer: Olfert Dapper
Title: Delineatio Regionis Bassora
Date: 1681
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 11 inches / 28 cm
Map ref: MEAST4218
Description:
Orientated east to west, this map shows the delta of the River Tigris and the environs of the city of Basra. This area is often named as the Cradle of Civilization due to the many ancient communities which flourished on the banks of the Tigris and the Euphrates. [MEAST4218]