"Descriptio Paradisi, et Terrae Canaan Regionumque a Patriarchis primum habitatarum", Halma, Francois
Subject: Near and Middle East
Period: 1709 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13 x 8 inches
33 x 20.3 cm
Nice map of the Middle East from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. The Garden of Eden is located in present-day Iraq, near the city of Babylon. Abraham's journey from Ur is shown. The title cartouche features the serpent in the apple tree.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #166.