"Tab. IV. Asiae, in qua Mesopotamia, Syria, Arabia Petrea, ac Deserta", Ptolemy/Mercator
Subject: Near and Middle East
Period: 1698 (circa)
Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei's Atlas Tabulae geographicae Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18 x 13.2 inches
45.7 x 33.5 cm
Great Ptolemaic map of the region between the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf. A ship sails just below Cyprus and the map is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche.