PILGRIMS' MAP OF ISRAEL


Shivta : Nabatean road station, apparently built 1st century BCE.
Byzantine transit city for caravans from Egypt.
Israel Map 10 Abandoned in 12th century.

Avdat : Largest Nabatean city in Negev.
Founded in 2nd century CE on important crossroads junction.
Reached zenith in Byzantine era.
Abandoned in 10th century.

Sodom : Here Lot sat as judge ot the gate.
Destruction of Sodom and Gomorah (Gen. 19).

Mampsis : Nabatean trade centre.
Appears in Madaba map.
Lage fortified city in Roman-Byzantine period.
Destroyed 7th century in Arab conquest.

Scale : 1:625,000

Legend of Map



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