Scientist’s Discover The World’s Oldest Globe Of The New World

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A Belgium cartographer has dated a virtually unknown globe of the New World complete with Latin inscriptions and monsters to 1504. Dr Missinne believes the globe could have been made in Florence, Italy and claims that the skilful engraver could even have crafted the object in the workshop of Leonardo da Vinci. The object is about the size of a grapefruit and is constructed from the lower halves of two ostrich eggs to make it almost spherical.

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