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Horary Disc and Quadrant, North African, 1782/3

Inventory Number: 19453
Object Type: quadrant
Place Created: Africa
Subject Classification(s): Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1988-13
Brief Description: Maghribi horary disc and quadrant, made for the latitude of Ferz, 1197 A.H. (1782/3 A.D.), from the Time Museum, Rockford, Illinois (inventory no. 1434, sale lot 147); purchased at the Christie's sale of April 14, 1988
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Provenance: Purchased. Previously at the Time Museum, Rockford, Illinois.
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