Globe on an Ostrich Egg is World’s Oldest Depiction of the New World

By | July 31, 2017

By aprilholloway

A globe from 1504 that may be the world's oldest depicting the New World is engraved on ostrich egg halves in this photo from the Washington Map Society

An elaborately carved globe made from joining the lower halves of two ostrich eggs is the oldest known depiction of the New World. The 16th century globe had become lost …read more

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