sundial / rectilinear dial / altitude dial
Dial of Regiomontanus type; brass; two leaves hinged together; outer face of top leaf: rectangular calendar table with inscription; inner face of top leaf: typical dial of Regiomontanus; vertical scale of zodiac signs; quadrant superposed on hour lines; inner face of lower leaf: vacant repoussé hollow to accommodate linked arms and plumb-bob of dial; surrounded by list of names of towns and latitudes; initials.
- Length: 86 millimetres (leaf)
- Width: 58 millimetres (leaf)
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCC3483
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