Ivory diptych sundial for latitude 48 degrees

Made:
1671-1700 in Nuremberg

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Ivory diptych sundial for latitude 48 degrees by Georg Karner, Nuremberg, with vertical and horizontal dials, pin gnomon for Italian hours and lunar volvelle. Compass needle and glass cover missing. German, late 17th century. (B1667)

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1991-134
type:
ivory diptych sundial
credit:
Wellcome Trust