Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art

Syria, Mesopotamia, Assyria & c.

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Article ID AST1212
Artist Hall
Title Syria, Mesopotamia, Assyria & c.
Year ca. 1850
Description Map shows total Syria with the city Palmyra and others in the historical region of Mesopotamia.
Syria is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. In English, the name "Syria" was formerly synonymous with the Levant (known in Arabic as al-Sham), while the modern state encompasses the sites of several ancient kingdoms and empires, including the Eblan civilization of the 3rd millennium BC. Aleppo and the capital city Damascus and are among the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)18,5 x 23
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringcolored
TechniqueSteel engraving

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