Astrolabe Catalogue


Date 1719/20 (A.H. 1132)
Maker ‘Abd al-A’imma
Place Iṣfahān
Material Brass
Inventory no. 46681
Acquisition Presented by J. A. Billmeir in 1957

Rule, Regula, Pointer and Alidade Images

Alidade Image:

astrolabe part (photo)


Appearance Tip Sights Pinholes Notches Description
Double-ended,  original.  Simple Rigid Double None This alidade is plain, not having been decorated with either scales or decorative engravings..
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