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Title
Tablet sun-dial in gilt metal
Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal, string gnomon
Work Type
Time Measurement
Date
1597
Location
Germany
Material
gilding; metal (unknown); string
Measurements
overall: 11 mm x 61 mm x 85 mm, .185kg
Description
Tablet sun-dial, gilt metal, string gnomon, 3 3/8 x 2 3/8-inches, Germany, 1597. For use at latitude 50o. Engraved on base with circular tables of Julian and Gregorian epacts 1597-1615, and lunar circle. Bead threaded onto gnomon allows determination of planetary or Jewish hours (see note).
Subject
sundial
ID Number
co118
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
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