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Astrolabe Mater, by Hans Bamman, Thuringia, German, 1490

Inventory Number: 46769
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Hans Bamman (Maker)
Date Created: 1490
Place Created: Thuringia Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater only. The engraved circular scales on the back include a scale of lunar mansions.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on the back "1490" and "h T b" with the T within a triangle - the mark of Hans Bamman: "Hans Bamman of Thuringia"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans Purchased by Lewis Evans from Lagermann in Munich in 1910 as part of Lagermann's collection as a whole ('Lagermann' may be read as 'Jagermann' or 'Yagerman' - nothing else is known of him).
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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