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Inventory no. 70429 - Former Display Label

German DIPTYCH DIAL
1543

Ivory and brass. Maker's punch-mark: {goat}; dated, '15X3'.

Inscribed "GOT ALLEI {D inverted}IE ERR" and "IS[?TVD] EX[?ACTVM] AD S[E]XTVM CLIMA HOROLOGIV[M] I{N inverted}TEGRV[M]".

Includes: 1. Universal equinoctial dial for Italian hours, vertical string-gnomon dial (ordinary hours) and the southern part of the equinoctial dial; 3. Horizontal string-gnomon dial (ordinary hours), horizontal pin-gnomon dial for Italian, Babylonian and unequal hours, and a compass.

[G. 190]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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