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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.19
Object Name Map
Description "Pinax georgraphicus patriarchatus hiero solymitani," Amsterdam, c. 1725, hand-colored engraving, map by Johannes Covens and Cornelius Mortier, after Philippe de la Rue

A map of the Holy Land, based on an original map by Philippe de la Rue (c. 1651), including Palestine and part of northern Egypt, showing Jerusalem, Mount Sinai, Petra, the Nile, the Black Sea, and other waterways and mountains.
Title Pinax georgraphicus patriarchatus hiero solymitani
Date c. 1725
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Covens, Johannes
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Mortier, Cornelius
Role of Creator 3 Copy After
Creator 3 De la Rue, Philippe
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.875 W-25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Palestine
Egypt
Jerusalem
Mount Sinai
Petra
Nile
Black Sea