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Horary and Sinecal Quadrant, Turkish, 1925/6

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Inventory Number: 35612
Object Type: quadrant
Place Created: Turkey Asia
Accession Number: 1991-12
Brief Description: Exhibited in the "Time" exhibition, Amsterdam, 1990-91 (catalogue no. 87c).
1344 A.H. (1925/26 A.D.),

Complete with plumb-bob in compartment with wooden screw cap. Arabic script is used; this instrument was made only a few years before the use of Arabic script for writing Turkish was outlawed (1928)
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Provenance: Purchased.
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