European astrolabe, 1320-1330

Made:
1320-1330 in Europe

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Planispheric astrolabe with a shadow dial and unequal hours scale on the reverse and one silvered brass plate for latitudes for 49 and 52, c. 1325, IC 293 [international checklist]. Kursi carries Hebrew inscription on both sides giving the name of its former original owner.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1880-26
Materials:
brass, silver
type:
astrolabe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Fulgence, Mons. (Paris)

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