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Portable Universal Sundial with Gearwork Calendrical Apparatus

Portable Universal Sundial with Gearwork Calendrical Apparatus
Title:
Portable Universal Sundial with Gearwork Calendrical Apparatus
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
Sundial: Diam. 13.5 cm; D. 0.3 cm. Gear A: Diam. 5.4 cm; D. 1.0 cm. Gear B: Diam 3.2 cm; D. 2.8 cm. Suspension Arm: H. 12.7 cm; W. 3.0 cm; D. 1.8 cm
Context:
Unknown
Date:
ca. 500 CE
Inventory Number:
1983-1393
Lender:
Science Museum, London
The Science Museum, London
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