Astrolabe Catalogue


Date late 15th century
Place Italy
Material Brass
Inventory no. 45127
Acquisition Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924


The back of the astrolabe is an astrological volvelle. Concentric scales bear the astrological houses, months, zodiacal signs and additional astrological data. Pointers indicate the motions of the planets, astrological aspects, and the nodes of the moon.
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