"Tabula Asiae II", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Caucasus and Central Asia
Period: 1571 (published)
Color: Hand Color
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm
Woodblock Ptolemaic map of ancient Sarmatia (Caucasus and Crimean regions) located northeast of the Black Sea. Mountain ranges dominate the map and 3 gates are shown in the Caucasus Mountains. The Alexandri Columns are shown in present day Georgia. Latin text on verso.
Attractive later color, slight show through of text from verso.