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sundial / model

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Small fragmentary limestone sundial. There are 12 grooves and a notch at the top of the piece that originally held the pointer or "Gnomon".

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 7.5 centimetres (max)
  • Curator's comments

    Petrie mentioned this find in his journal (Journal 1884-85, p. 191) 'a small limestone dial was picked out of the rubbish' in the Temple of Apollo area.

  • Bibliography

    • Villing et al 2013-2015 CG.03 bibliographic details
    • Petrie 1886 p. 16, pl. XVIII, no. 6 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1909,0216.10
Part of limestone florette (?) resembling a sundial; an architectural feature.

Part of limestone florette (?) resembling a sundial; an architectural feature.

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