Archaeologists in France have uncovered a stone with 4,000-year-old etchings they believe may be the oldest three-dimensional map in Europe.
The engravings on the broken stone appear to resemble topological features including hills and a river network. “Excavated in 1900 by Paul du Châtellier in a barrow (a mound of earth or stone raised over a burial ground) and forgotten for a century, this ornamental slab was recently rediscovered,” a spokesperson for the researchers said.
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