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Is the World's Oldest Map a Map?

Special | 43m 48s

Matthew Edney, Director of the History of Cartography Project at UW-Madison, examines a mural painted on the wall at Çatalhöyük in south-central Turkey which has been generally accepted as the oldest known map. Edney challenges the interpretation of the drawing.

Aired: 04/03/19

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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