Celestial Globe

This globe was made by Cafer İbn-i Ömer İbn Devletşah el-Kırmani between 1383 and 1384. It is one of the oldest globes known. There is a full set of constellation figures with about 1.025 stars indicated by points punched in small silver inserts on it. On loan from the Bosphorus University Kandilli Observatory. Ø: 14 cm