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Astrolabe, by Diya al-Din Muhammad, Lahore, 1658/9

Inventory Number: 53637
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Diya ad-din Muhammad (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1069 A.H. (A.D. 1658/9)
Place Created: Lahore Pakistan 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; 5 plates; alidade; horse; pin.
Primary Inscriptions: "Work of the least of the servants Diya al-din ibn Qaim Muhammad ibn Mulla Isa ibn Shaikh Allah-dad Humayun's astrolabist of Lahore in the Hijri year 1069", engraved within the shadow-square.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Evans purchased it from Francis Vitali, Algeria, in July 1911.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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