Reproduction of Madaba Mosaic Map

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Carole Raddato
published on 03 March 2015
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Reproduction of the 6th century CE Madaba Mosaic depicting the map of Jerusalem. The Madaba Mosaic Map is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. It is a map of the Middle East. Part of it contains the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. The mosaic inscription reads 'The sacred city of Jerusalem'.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, Carole. "Reproduction of Madaba Mosaic Map." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 03 Mar 2015. Web. 02 Dec 2020.

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