Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device

Made:
401-600 in Middle East
maker:
Unknown

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Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass component from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
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Science Museum Group Collection
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Brass components from Byzantine portable universal altitude sundial with geared calendrical device, unsigned, Middle East, 401-600

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Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Measurements:
Handle: 127 mm x 30 mm x 18 mm, .25 kg
Gear wheel: 10 mm 54 mm,
Plate: 3 mm 135 mm,
Identifier:
1983-1393
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • visual and verbal communication
  • calendar
status:
Permanent collection

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