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Piri Reis: Map of the Tunisian Coast with the Ports of Bizerte and Tunis as Far as Kelibia   (
Piri Reis  (circa 1467 – circa 1554 ) 
Alternative namesHac Ahmed Muhiddin Piri
DescriptionTurkish admiral, geographer and cartographer
Date of birth/deathbetween 1465 and 14701554 or 1555
Location of birth/deathGelibolu or Karaman near Konya, TurkeyCairo
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TitleMap of the Tunisian Coast with the Ports of Bizerte and Tunis as Far as Kelibia
DescriptionEnglish: This folio from Walters manuscript W.658 contains a map of the Tunisian coast with the ports of Bizerte (Binzert) and Tunis (Tunus) as far as Kelibia (Qalabiyah).
Datelate 11th century AH/AD 17th century-early 12th century AH/AD 18th century (Ottoman Empire)
Mediumink and pigments on laid European paper
DimensionsHeight: 34 cm (13.3 in); Width: 24 cm (9.4 in)
Walters Art Museum 
Native nameWalters Art Museum
LocationBaltimore, United States of America
Coordinates39° 17′ 48″ N, 76° 36′ 58″ W
Web pagethewalters.org
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Accession numberW.658.279B
Place of creationTurkey
Object history
  • Ahmad Afandi [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [see folio 4a]
  • Ali Afandi [date and mode of acquisiton unknown] [see folio 4a]
  • Sayyid Ali Qapudan [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [see folio 1a]
  • Sultan Mahmud Khan [date and mode of acquistion unknown] [waqf seal and followed by a bequest statement (now erased), and the seal of the inspector of wakfs, Mustafá Tahir, see folio 4a]
  • Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • 1931: bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters
Credit lineAcquired by Henry Walters
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