Map: Figura del Mondo Universale


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Artifact Identification Map: Figura del Mondo Universale   (1988.07.0037)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Ptolemy, Claudius (c. 100-170 AD) Sebastian Munster: Cartographer and Editor (1448-1552) Heinrich Petri: Publisher, 1558
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1558
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 38.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 28.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 6 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper--rag, pigment--ink, paint
Manufacturing Processes Printed
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Stanford University Libraries. "Altera Generalis Tab. Secundum Ptol." by Munster. German ed. of Cosmographia. Basel: 1550. Old World Auctions. "Figura del Mondo Universale" by Sebastian Munster. Italian ed. 1558.


McLean, Matthew. The Cosmographia of Sebastian Munster: Describing the World in the Reformation. Pg. 174. Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2013. Accessed on Google Books.

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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