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Hispano-Moorish Astrolabe, Spain?, c. 1300

Inventory Number: 45307
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Spain Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline  
Accession Number: 1957-84/173
Brief Description: Mater, rete for 24 stars, 7 plates, alidade, rule, pin and wedge. The rete includes star pointers in the form of birds with long beaks. The throne is flanked by two lions.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass

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