Map: Assyria and Babylonia


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Artifact Identification Map: Assyria and Babylonia   (1989.11.0012)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Bowen, Emanuel: Engraver (1714-1767) (after) Herman Moll (c.1654-1732) William Innys, Richard Ware, et al.: Publishers
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1747 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 44.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 36.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 11 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--rag, Pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information natural (5y8/1) -ns black ( 5y2.5/1) -ns Yellowish White (5y 9/1) - background Black (N .75/ .9% R) - printing

Research Remarks

Published Description

A map that must be from the same biblical history as 1989.11.0002, this one depicting Mesopotamia during Babylonian and Assyrian times.

Description N/A

Book: Christie's. A Complete System of Geography... by Bowen. London: For William Innys, Richard Ware et al., 1747. <> Similar Map: University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. "A Map of the Divisions of the Tribes of the Canaanites, Moabites, Ammonites, Midianites, Edomites, Amalekites, & before & at ye time of ye Exodus of ye CHILDREN of ISRAEL, according to this History" by Emanuel Bowen. London: 1748. <>


Williams, Glyndwr. The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters, 1570-1750. P. 252-3. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. <> Hitti, Philip K. The Near East. Chap. I. "The Dynastic and Imperial Periods." Princeton N.J: D. Van Nordstrand Company Inc., 1961. Shepard, William R. Shepard's Historical Atlas. P.5, "The Assyrian Empire, etc." Harper and Rowe Publishers, 1964. Nat'l Geographic. Vol. 176, No. 6, December, 1989. 12-89 Map Supplement "Crossroads of Empires."

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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