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Title
Aphricae Tabula I
Names
Ptolemy, active 2nd century (Artist)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 (Associated name)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1550 (Questionable)
Place: Basle
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc Map N-95
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: On verso: Text within border "Aphricae Tabula prima."
Content: Relief is shown by hachures. Mountains are shown by overlapping cones.
Physical Description
Extent: 36 x 26 cm.
Description
Ptolemic map of northern Africa, edited by Sebastian Münster. There is a large drawing of a ship in the Mediterranean. Mauritania is written in bold letters in the center of the map.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
Latin
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16097242
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c4e48f0-ee88-0131-58e3-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1550: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Aphricae Tabula I" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1550. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/554a4d00-fbbb-0131-6b91-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Aphricae Tabula I" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/554a4d00-fbbb-0131-6b91-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1550). Aphricae Tabula I Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/554a4d00-fbbb-0131-6b91-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Aphricae Tabula I