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Astrolabe and Astrological Volvelle, Italian, Later 15th Century

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Inventory Number: 45127
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater as a single plate for 33 degrees, rete for about 36 stars, rule. On the reverse of the disc are astrological scales for houses, calendar/zodiac, exaltations and elementary associations, with 8 pointers for the aspects surmounted by 7 discs with pointers for the 5 planets, sun and moon, and a double pointer for the lunar nodes.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
97 mm

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