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Astrolabe, by Fadl `Ali, Persian, Possibly Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 38235 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Fadl `Ali (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created:
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; 4 plates; alidade; horse; pin. The shadow-square, on the back, is incomplete.
Primary Inscriptions: "The work of the most humble Fadl `Ali", engraved on the back of the kursi. Another inscription on the front of the kursi, see texts box.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans Bought by Lewis Evans at the sale of the collection of M. Roussel, Paris, 1911.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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