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Polyhedral Dial, by H. G., German, 1617

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Inventory Number: 33921
Object Type:
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection  Sundials Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Octahedral form of dial with bun feet and brass wire for the gnomons.
Primary Inscriptions: "h [double symbol] g" punched on upper face; "1617" punched on another face.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Silvered and gilt brass


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