Vertical Disc Dial, Roman, c. 250 A.D. ?
|Inventory Number:|| 51358|
|Object Type:|| |
|Subject Classification(s):||Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location|
|Brief Description:||For online analyses of this type of dial, see S.A. Johnston: ‘Rome revisited: the vertical disc dial’, http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/staff/saj/roman and the 2015 article by Frank H. King attached to this record as a PDF.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||Unsigned and undated|
|Provenance:||Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Recorded by Lewis Evans as 'Bought from H Heilbronner Paris 1896(?) for 50/-.
It is said to have been dug up near Presberg.'
NB 'H' is likely be 'R' for Raoul Heilbronner, the German/French antiques dealer operating up to the 1920s.|
|Collection Group:||Lewis Evans Collection|