Egypt. 1762 by Homann Heirs
1762, by J. B. Homann & Homann Heirs, from “Atlas Homannianus Mathematico-Historice Delineatus’, copperplate engraved, original hand color. Nuremberg, Germany. 24 x 20 1/2”. Authenticity Guaranteed.
A beautiful map, shows the course of the Nile and the waterfalls at the confluence of the white and blue Nile. In great detail is the Nile delta region depicted. Red Sea to the right Mediterranean on the top. The cartouche is one of the greatest ever made by Homann. The Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian artifacts, a ancient furnace, waterfalls of the Nile and Birdseye partial view of Cairo are shown.
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SKU: R#988 Category: MAPS