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Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Porro, Girolamo; Calignani, Simon; Angelieri, Giorgio
Place made: Italy, Veneto, Venezia, Venice
Date made: 1576
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in
Map of Candia (Crete) with place names in Italian. A snail, a clam, a crab, and several sea monsters and boats in the water. The Labyrinth is depicted in detail on the island, with a path to its center marked by a dotted line; interestingly, one segment of the labyrinth is shown as having neither entrances nor exits. Eight-pointed compass rose. Italian text from book of origin on verso.