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Early Gothic Astrolabe Rete, English?, c. 1320

Inventory Number: 45133
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: England? United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1956-107
Brief Description: Quatrefoil and semi-quatrefoil rete for 38 stars. A very early example of an astrolabe part.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Purchased from R. P. Howgrave-Graham of the Muniment Room, Westminster Abbey.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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