The Red Sea

Red Sea

The Red Sea links Europe with the far east. Even before the Suez Canal, it was key to the trade routes. See how it changes shape in the perceptions of the mapmakers.

Oh so many shapes!
The dancing boot guides you on early maps.
The anchor of the early european maps.
The Red Sea parts through history.
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