Compass and sundial Pizarro - Hemisferium

Compass and sundial Pizarro - Hemisferium

Reproduction of a "Diptych" sundial or pocket sundial inspired by the famous Spanish conquistador, Francisco Pizarro.

Compass dials, introduced in the 15th century, were the first portable shadow dials. The compass was used to point the quadrant northward and the gnomon (a piece of string or a folding ...
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€35

Characteristics

Dimensions :
2 x 7 x 5 cm
Material :
Brass
Museum :
Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
EAN :
3336728357322
Reference :
CB193211

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