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; mounting
Measurements: 5 in x 6 1/4 in
Map of Nicsia (possibly Naxos, the largest island of the Cyclean, and the centre of Archaic-era Cycladian culture) with place names in Italian. Sea monsters in the water. Eight-pointed compass rose. Italian text from book of origin on verso.