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1895 Lithograph Ruins Taranto Italy Mediterranean Archeology Architecture XGCA8

1895 Lithograph Ruins Taranto Italy Mediterranean Archeology Architecture XGCA8

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This is an original 1895 two-color lithograph map of the ancient city of Taranto, Italy. The city was an important commercial and military port during both Greek and Roman rule. Taranto was founded in 706 BCE as the only colony settled by Spartan immigrants.


This 116+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Original mailing center crease. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 6.5 inches; 23 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Explore what the regions of France and Italy used to look like in this rare portfolio of maps presented by Period Paper. Unmarred by modern construction, venture from the realm of modern familiarity and witness the geographic wonders of ancient Rome, France and Italy. From the Greek settlement of Taranto, to the Marseille Riviera, this portfolio does more than simply strengthen your knowledge of geography. The portfolio of images allows a glimpse into a past gone but not forgotten. Should you be interested in viewing more images from this portfolio, simply click on the link provided under the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Canal, Masonry, Archaeology, Column, Portico, Beach of Léques, Quarry, Reservoir, Roman, City, Tauroentum, Tarentum, Apulia, Greek