Map: Kanaan nebst den umliegenden Ländern


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Artifact Identification Map: Kanaan nebst den umliegenden Ländern   (1988.07.0033)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Johann Jakob Hess, Zurich (1741-1828) Publishers: 1776- Zurich: Orell, Geßner, Füeßli und Compagnie. 1776- Frankfurt am Mayn: Gedrukt und zu finden bey Johannes Bayrhoffer 1785- Tubingen: Schramm and Balz.
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1776, 1785 CE
Culture german

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (N/A) 45 cm
Dimension 2 (N/A) 32.2 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 8 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper--rag, pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information natural, black (n 2.5/0 ) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Map is in German; shows the Levant region. Detail of mountains and places inhabited.

Description N/A

Example of a different map by Hess from one of his publications: "Geschichte Moses. Von dem Verfasser der Geschichte Jesu" 1777. Examples of the publication and full map title listed, but no pictures: "Geschichte der Patriatchen" Zurich: Orell, Geßner, Füeßli und Compagnie, 1776. "Geschichte der Patriatchen" Tubingen: Schramm and Balz, 1785. "Geschichte der Patriatchen" Tubingen: Schramm and Balz, 1785.

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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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