Gnomon for the replica of a 10th Century Saxon Pocket Sundial, 1939-1950

Made:
1939-1950 (replica); 901-1000 CE (original)
maker:
Leslie Durbin

A gnomon designed to be used with the copy of a 10th century Saxon pocket sundial, unsigned, 1939-1950. Original found in the Cloister Garth of Canterbury Cathedral in 1939. The gnomon is inserted into the hole that corresponds to the appropriate month, then suspended by the chain.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1950-10/2
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
credit:
Mr. Leslie Durbin.
status:
Permanent collection

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