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Rete of a ?Syro-Egyptian Astrolabe, Syria?, Early 10th Century?

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Inventory Number: 48470 (on display)
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Syria Asia
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/156
Brief Description: Rete for 15 stars. All the original Arabic inscriptions have been duplicated, at a later date, in Armenian.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
143 mm


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