Auction 93, Lot 305

"Jerusalem Niewlicks uyte de Schriften Iosephus", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 12.8 inches
38.1 x 32.5 cm

A very unusual map of Jerusalem. The entire wall around the city is shown, with the several gates. However, within the walls only a few important sites are shown such as the Palace of Queen Helena, Fort Antonia, the Tempel and Herodes' Palace. Outside the walls Golgotha, the graves of Helena and Herodes, the compounds of Pompejus, the Assyrians and Titus and the Mount of Olives are depicted.

References:

Condition: A

Very large margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/6/2000

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