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Auction 198, Lot 651

"Alkairo, of het Egiptisch Babylon... / Memphis, sive Babylon Aegyptiaca...", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Memphis, Egypt

Period: 1702 (circa)

Publication: Hecatompolis, sive Totius Orbis Terrarum…

Color: Black & White

10.1 x 8.5 inches
25.7 x 21.6 cm
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This lovely view presents the ancient city of Memphis with its fortifications along the Nile River. Palm trees and a pair of men with hunting dogs are in the foreground.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SCHE-1a #80.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a sturdy sheet with a few minor spots and small remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/19/2024