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Astrolabe, Persian, 15th or 16th Century

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Inventory Number: 41261 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
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 for 18 stars; 2 plates; alidade; horse. The alidade is rudely divided by transverse hour-lines. The mater is blank.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Bought by Evans in March 1918 from Gélis of Paris, through P. Webster.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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