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Inventory no. 53556 - Former Display Label

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Maghribî ASTROLABE
?14th century

Unsigned and undated. Brass, with silver-studded star-pointers 5 plates, for latitudes 21°, 24°, 30°, 33°, 36°, 42° and 45° and including a plate engraved on one side as a tablet of horizons (of western type) and on the other for latitude 0° (shown).

[IC 143]
Lewis Evans Collection

Unsigned and undated. Brass, with silver-studded star-pointers.

The back is engraved with degree, shadow, and unequal hour scales, and with a zodiac/calendar scale (0° Aries = 10 March; concentric type)

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