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Astrolabe, by Khalil Muhammad ibn Hasan `Ali, Persian, c. 1700

Inventory Number: 42649
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Khalil Muhammad ibn Hasan `Ali (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1700
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; 5 plates; alidade; horse; red ilaqa. To the ilaqa are threaded 33 green beads. The kursi is engraved with verses from the Koran. The rim is decorated.
Primary Inscriptions: "Made by the poor, the contemptible to Allah the Glorious, Khalil Muhammad ibn Hasan `Ali", within the shadow-square.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Purchased by Lewis Evans from Major Ross in 1925-6.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
91 mm

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