Another Piece Found of Ancient Roman Map


“This incredibly expansive facade was carved into 150 marble slabs and then mounted across an entire wall inside Templum Pacis (Temple of Peace) in Rome.”

We have a plethora of medieval maps on vellum and such, but mapmaking extends to ancient times.  This late antique map of Rome was, like many, set in stone.  After the decline of the empire, it suffered the same fate as many of Rome’s pieces and was repurposed.  Once in a while a new piece is found to this enormous work.

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