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Islamic Lunar Calendar on Parchment, Turkey, 1795-6 AD

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Inventory Number: 31528
Object Type:
Place Created: Turkey Asia
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy  Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1949-50
Brief Description: Written in ink, with gold, silver and coloured ornament on parchment with leather endpiece. Integral roll of bone and wood.

This calendar gives the correct times of the Muslim Prayers, and the times of the equinoxes for the year 1795-6 A. D.
Provenance: Purchased in 1949
Collection Group:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 700 35 mm


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