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Astrolabe, by 'Abd al-A'imma, Persian, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 37321 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: `Abd al-A'imma
Date Created: Early 18th Century
Place Created: Iran/Persia Asia
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater; rete; 5 plates; alidade; horse; pin. On the front of the kursi there is a blank cartouche.
Primary Inscriptions: "The work of `Abd al-A'imma", engraved on the back. Another inscription on the back of the kursi, see text box.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Bought by Evans from Akchoté Frêres, 214 Rue de Rivoli, Paris, in April 1913.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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