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King David’s Tower 2 – The Clover Map

Bunting’s Clover Map is an archetypal map of the world from a time when only three continents were known to Europeans – Europe, Africa and Asia.

Die ganze Welt in einem Kleberblat
Woodcut Map showing three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa in the form of a clover leaf with the representation of Jerusalem in the center. America on the lower left corner.
From: Buenting, Heinrich. Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. (Travel book covering the entire Holy Scripture) Helmstadt, Jacobus Lucius, 1585. Part I, between pp. 4-5$FL7074006

Coincidentally I bought a wooden puzzle based on this clover map in a craft market. Apparently the solution requires over 250 moves, I am still working on it! (this is the solved state)

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