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An amusing and detailed plate illustrating the pyramids, sphinx and bust of with views across the Nile to Cairo. Numerous Arab figures are shown with camels and donkeys laden with produce. The plate appeared in the most complete description of the continent of Africa to date.
region: Maps of Northern Africa
mapmaker: A. Montanus
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1670
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 30307
size in mm: 255 by 350mm (10 by 13.75 inches).
Price: £ 240£ 144
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