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Astrolabe, Persian?, Possibly 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 49300 (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; 6 plates; alidade; horse; pin. The gazeteer engraved on the mater is incomplete.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans Purchased by Lewis Evans from S. Waters between 1900 and 1920 along with the rest of Waters' collection as a whole.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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