The Judea-Jerusalem Map - 27" X 35".
(The frame is for demonstration only.)
Intricate details - two samples from the original map showing the Bethlehem and Sodom and Gommorah areas.
The Judea-Jerusalem Map covers the whole of the central part of the Holyland, including Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and the Dead Sea.
The artwork, crafted by the artist Shlomo Kessel, was adapted from the ancient Medeba Map of the Holyland. The ancient map originates in the city of Medeba, situated in modern-day Western Jordan, and was created by Greek monks who used different icons to represent churches, cities and other sites in a huge 400 ft. mosaic. The mosaic is only partially preserved.
One of the most intriguing parts of the Jerusalem map landscape is in the area of Bet-El, where the hills form the Hebrew word Jehovah (marked by a red rectangle on the map). See the images to the right. This marks the spot where Abraham first called God by the name Jehovah.
"Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD." Genesis 13:4
The Jehovah map - 6" X 8.5".
Purchase two or more Holyland Christian Maps and you will receive free of charge this special close-up map of the same area.