A Roman Mosaic of a Giraffe found in Libanon 5th century

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Skariphos of Tebel (555)

Taken from: Youssouf Kamal: Monumenta Cartographica Africae et Aegypti

(fragment is Syriac )
Kuch interior: The mountain Laines from where the three lakes of the Nile take the snow. To the east of the Mountain live Man eating people. In the interior those of Rapsaye.
Note: Skariphos means pensil
            Tebel means inhabited world