"Aphricae Tabula III", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Northeastern Africa
Period: 1544 (circa)
Publication: Geographia Universalis
Color: Hand Color
13.3 x 11 inches
33.8 x 27.9 cm
Classic Ptolemaic map of Northeastern Africa with convoluted mountain ranges, large lakes and rivers. An illustration of a sea monster devouring a man dominates the Mediterranean. A small table at top includes the names of the major cities in Marmarica and a larger legend at bottom notes the major cities in Egypt. Latin text on verso.
A few small holes at center have been professionally closed, with a minute amount of map image in facsimile.