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1922,0705.6

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  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Full: Front

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Full: Front

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Full: Front

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Full: Underside

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Detail: Inscription

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Detail: Inscription

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Detail: Inscription

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Detail: Inscription

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Front:Top

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Front:Top

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Front:Top

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

    Front:Top

  • Polyhedral and scaphe-dial; gilt and silvered brass; inscribed on octagonal cup and cover; on cast and chased foot; a) south slope: pin gnomon south reclining polar dial; north slope: equinoctial pin gnomon dial; east and west slopes: pin gnomon reclining dials; b) on silvered interior surface of cup: hour-lines showing hours a.m and p.m from shadow of polar pin gnomon; lines for equator, tropics and declination +_ 10 and 20 degrees also marked, corresponding zodiac signs; empty compass box inside base.

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