- HISTORIC PRINTS: You’ll love this high quality print of 2021 Middle East Map Poster. Our museum quality prints are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order maps are made in the USA and each map is inspected for quality. Maps are great for education in the classroom. Maps also make for beautiful wall art in the home, study or office. A great gift for travelers or map enthusiasts.
- MUSEUM QUALITY: This high quality map print will be a great addition to your wall art or classroom. Don't waste money on cheap-looking, thin paper posters. We use thick, fine art print quality matte paper. Our professional’s choice matte paper displays artwork in high detail without glare. The color is vibrant and text is easy to read. Our maps can be pinned on the wall or framed for a stunning look.
- ACCURATE MAP: These map prints of 2021 Middle East region are utilized by academics, business people, and others looking for accurate, detailed maps. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this map and its significance.
- READY TO FRAME: This print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our maps are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each map is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid tube.
- HISTORIX: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. All our maps are proudly made in the USA. Customers all over the world love our historic maps and we know you will too.
Published during a period of significant political shifts in the region, this depiction of the Middle East stands as a piece of modern cartographical history with a signature style and trademark aesthetic. The Central Intelligence Agency began producing geopolitical maps in 1941, and politicians and military leaders have since utilized them to develop and implement diplomatic policy and strategy. The Middle East refers to a number of independent nations and is historically significant as a trade route between Asian and European markets. It is also home to one of the Cradles of Civilization and some of the oldest cultures.
The Sumerians developed the first complex system of civilization during the 5th millennium, followed by ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. The discovery of oil in 1908 dramatically changed international politics throughout the Middle East and would go on to become one of the primary economic drivers throughout the region. Britain had effectively colonized the region during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries though the twentieth marked a period of calls for independence in many Middle Eastern nations.
By the twenty-first century, the Middle East had been transformed by three primary factors, including the establishment of Israel following the conclusion of World War II, the departure of European powers, and an increased global reliance on oil. CIA maps are regarded for their accuracy and are updated to reflect the most current boundaries and national borders. The region’s rich history and distinct cultures have distinguished the Middle East’s iconic character and influence.
Our museum quality giclee print comes printed with archival ink on premium heavyweight matte paper. Shipped in a sturdy cardboard tube your print will arrive ready to be framed. This eye-catching vintage map reproduction print makes the perfect gift for anyone that loves history and imagery.