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Sundial Replica - Roman, circa 300 BC Object Reg. No: ST 023766

Summary:
Replica of a Roman hemicycle sundial, found at Civita Lavinia, near Rome, Italy, circa 300 BC. The sundial is a type said to have been invented by the Chaldean astronomer Berosus.

Copy made from replica of a Roman hemicycle sundial in the British Museum.
Description:
Waxed plaster cast of limestone sundial. Hemicycle type horizontal gnomon, 12 hours daylight shown by radial lines, seasons shown by 3 arcs.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 23.5 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 28 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: sundials
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Sundials
Tertiary Classification: italy
Place & Date Used: Civita Lavinia, Italy, circa 300 BC

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