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Medeba Map A 6th century church floor in Medeba, Jordan has a mosaic map of the land of Israel with numerous place names in Greek. The center of the map is an open-faced depiction of Jerusalem with the city walls, gates, churches (with red

Madaba Map at the Church of St George. It is the oldest existant map of the Holy Land, dated to the mid-6th century C.E., and it depicts 150 labeled sites from Lebanon to Egypt, including: Jericho, “the city of the palms” (cf. the story of Eglon in Judges 3), Bethlehem and an amazingly detailed depiction of Byzantine-era Aelia Capitolina.

Historical Geography of African Textile

Ancient floor mosaics in the Church of the Nativity

mappae mundi (Middle Ages)

Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem

Petra, Jordan I have seen and read some amazing things about Petra. Maybe one day...

At the site of the Red Sea Crossing, pillars were found, on both sides of the Red Sea. Isaiah wrote of one of these pillars in Isaiah 19:19. The pillar, on the Egypt side of the Gulf of Aqaba ( part of the Red Sea ) is shown.