"Het Heylige Land Verdeeld in de Twaalf Stammen Israels...", Mortier, Pierre
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1700 (circa)
Publication: Historie des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments
Color: Black & White
18.5 x 15.7 inches
47 x 39.9 cm
This decorative map of present-day Israel, Lebanon and Jordan is fully engraved with mountains, towns, forests, and notations of important Biblical sites. It shows both the divisions in the Twelve Tribes of Israel and the regions in Christ's time. The pictorial title cartouche depicts Jesus healing the sick and a scale of miles cartouche portrays two scholars. Also included is a depiction of a Jerusalem Shekel from the First Jewish Revolt against Rome. Engraved by Jan van Luchetenburg.
References: Laor #508.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper with minor offsetting and a short centerfold separation in the bottom blank margin that has been closed with archival tape.