Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Mogadishu, circa 1550

Posted in Maps by rickjdavies on 15 January, 2008

Magadoxo (Mogadishu) can be seen on the top end of the east coast of Africa shown above. Upside down, under the word Arabia”. And Braba (Brava) in red ink just below it. Click on the image to enlarge it to fullsize

Source: P/14(8R) P/14(8r) NE Africa, [Portuguese] circa 1550 (Repro ID: F1531 © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London)

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