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Crucifix Dial, Rome, 1575

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Inventory Number: 53629
Object Type:
Place Created: Rome Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection  Sundials Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Gilt brass box in shape of a cross, with small magnetic compass, and compartment for use as a reliquary. Adjustable for latitudes 0° to 90°, and engraved with latitudes of 40 places.
Primary Inscriptions: "Romae 1575"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass


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