Auction 123, Lot 663

"Kaarte van het Arrdsche Paradys, volgens het ontwerp van den Schryver [on sheet with] Kaarte van het Arrdsche Paradys, volgens het ontwerp van den Heere Huet", Starckman, P.

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 9.1 inches
43.2 x 23.1 cm

This sheet contains two maps showing two different possible locations for the Garden of Eden. The map on the left locates the Garden north of Babylon in the Armenian region in the vicinity of Mount Ararat and the headwaters of the Euphrates River. The map on the right shows the more traditional theory with Paradise located south of Babylon on the Euphrates River.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $240

Closed on 2/20/2008

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