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Horizontal Dial, German, 1722

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Inventory Number: 44606
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection  Sundials Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Octagonal base plate with 3 adjustable feet, folding gnomon incorporating plummet, leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: "DVCI aV gVs To gVILheLMo" [=1722, counting 'T' as 'I'] "PARTA TVERI"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Silver and brass

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