Map of the world (700-500 BC). Shows the world as a disc, surrounded by a ring of bitter water. Babylon is in center on the Euphrates. Circles were used to indciated cities/countries. Eight outlying regions, triangular in shape, are home of strange or legendary beings. At top, the scribe has written “Where the sun is not seen” to indicate north. Text decribes regions and mentions Utnapishtim and Sargon of Akkad.