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DECORATIVE GLOBES

The earliest known globe was constructed by the scholar Crates of Mall us in Cilicia (now Çukurova in modern-day Turkey) around 150 BC. An ancient celestial globe that still exists was made about 150 AD as part of a sculpture. The first globe of the Old World was constructed in the Muslim world during the Middle Ages The oldest existing terrestrial globe was made by Martin Behaim in Nürnberg, Germany, in 1492.


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