Date palms, thorn bushes can also be found among the maps tiles.
Professor Meyer said: “Maritime activity is depicted on the Dead Sea with ships transporting salt or wheat.
“Greek inscriptions not only pinpoint where famous Biblical events occurred, but Bible verses are also portrayed on the map.
“And of course, Biblical place names are located on the map along with their corresponding name in Greek.
“The map is constructed to scale. Smaller towns simply have one or two gates, medium-sized cities, have one to three gates and towers protruding from their walls, and larger cities are shown with three to four gates.