Celestial globe. Celestial globe, ben Abdallah. 1701.

Celestial globe
Collection MAE RAS: МЛ-2721
Image ID: 3900926
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Museum inventory number:
МЛ-2721
Title:
Celestial globe
Author:
ben Abdallah Ridwan
Dating:
1701
Location:
Egypt , Cairo city
Materials:
bronze, gold plate
Technics:
engraving, casting
Commentation:
Bronze ball with engraved map, meridian ring, in bronze bedframe with three stands and horizontal ring. On the globe - ecliptic coordinate system with circles of longitude through 30°. Engraved equator, the tropics, polar circles, equinox and solstice colures. Degree scale with divisions in 1° is on the horizon.
Subject attribute:
Occupation, crafts: metal. Social and humanitarian culture, education and training, non-family, professional, meanings