Astrolabe, made of brass, inlaid with silver, and engraved; with seven latitude plates. The rete is marked with pointers to sixty-three important stars and the mater is inscribed with a gazetteer of 103 cities throughout the Islamic world, including Jerusalem, Damascus, Baghdad, Kabul and Delhi. Inscribed.

An00032291 001 l

Thing

Exhibition
Hajj
Made Of
copper alloy, silver
Type of Thing
astrolabe
Techniques
engraved, inlaid

Place

Found In
Iran
In Gallery
G1/fc12i

Time

Acquired In
1972
Made
1712
Period/Culture
Safavid dynasty

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