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Astrolabe, by 'Ibn Muhibb Haqiqa, Indo-Persian, 1647/8

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Inventory Number: 52066
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: 'Ibn Muhibb Haqiqa (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1057 A.H. (A.D. 1647/8)
Place Created: India Asia
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater; rete; 6 plates; alidade, green `ilaqa. The horse and pin are missing. The date inscripted on the back is read as 1057 by the author of the old label,the script is however quite unclear.
Primary Inscriptions: "'Ibn Muhibb Haqiqa, may God forgive his sins, in the year 1057", engraved on the back.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection. It was purchased by Evans in Paris.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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