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Ermete Pierotti: Plan of Ancient Jerusalem

Map: MEAST4465
 
Cartographer: Ermete Pierotti
Title: Plan of Ancient Jerusalem
Date: 1864
Published: London
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 17 inches / 44 cm
Map ref: MEAST4465
Description:
Pierotti's plan of ancient Jerusalem showing the results of his own archaeological excavations in the city of Jerusalem.

Ermete Pierotti was an Italian engineer and architect who was hired by the Franciscan Order to help with the renovation of Temple Mount. He arrived in 1854 and was captivated by the city where he was ultimately appointed City Engineer. [MEAST4465]