Map: Aphricae II & Aphricae III


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Map: Aphricae II & Aphricae III   (1988.07.0014)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Ptolemy's Universal Geography (c. 100-170 AD) Magini, Giovanni Antonio: Editor (1555-1617) Girolamo Porro: Engraver (1550-1604) Peter Keschedt: Publisher (d.1607)
Geographic Location
Period/Date Renaissance, 1597 CE
Culture Italian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 29.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 20.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 5 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--Rag, Pigment--Ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Columbia. Ptolemaic Maps, 1598, including Africa II and Africa III by Girolamo Porro in Magini's edition of Ptolemy's "Geographiae" Venice: 1598. <>


Stevens, Henry Newton and Edward Everett Ayer. Ptolemy's geography: a brief account of all the printed editions down to 1730... pg. 53-4. London: Stevens, Son and Stiles, 1908.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Seymour and Muriel Yale Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire and Other Middle East States
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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