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Astrolabe Mater, attributed to Jacobus Valerius, Zaragosa or Flanders?,1558

Inventory Number: 48892
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Jacobus Valerius (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1558
Place Created: The Netherlands Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater only. The inside of the mater contains tables used to calculate oppositions, conjunctions and eclipses of the sun and moon for the Spanish town of Zaragosa, referred to by its Latin name, Caesar Augusta.
Primary Inscriptions: "RECTIFICATA. ANNO. XPI. 1558" on the reverse.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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