View this item and discover similar globes for sale at - Very rare astronomical instrument, iron and paper, for didactic use: it’s an armillary sphere and sundial together, signed “Verlag von Ernst Schotte
Researcher Tsikritsis maintains that the Minoan Age object uncovered in 1898 in Paleokastro site in the Sitia district of western Crete, preceded the heralded Antikythera Mechanism by years, and was the first analog and portable computer in history.
Astrolabe - Astrolabes are problem solving instruments – they compute things such as the time of day according the position of the sun and the stars in the sky. Like a computer, you input information and then you receive output. They were ty