Tuesday, June 05, 2007

World's Oldest Map

"Maps are older than writing and are possibly older than language" it is explained by the simple fact that "given the importance of spatial location to survival, it seems reasonable that early humans would find some way to physically embody the maps stored between their ears. "

But This article discusses mainly the candidates for the world’s oldest map and the criteria involved: what makes a map a map and not a painting.

via maproom

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