Title/Content of Map: 1578 Mercator Map of Egypt and Parts of N Africa -- Afr. III Tab.Date Printed: 1578 AmsterdamCartographer: G. MercatorSize: 13.25 x 18 in.
This is a detailed map of Northeast Africa, including today's Egypt and parts of Libya. This is Mercator's Ptolemaic map of Libya and Egypt. While one would expect that the Nile would dominate, there is competition from the pictured lions, strutz, chameleon and dragon. Latin verso.
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