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Sundial Replica - Roman, circa 300 BC Reg. No: ST 023766
- 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.
- Waxed plaster cast of limestone sundial. Hemicycle type horizontal gnomon, 12 hours daylight shown by radial lines, seasons shown by 3 arcs.
|Dimensions:||23.5 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 28 cm (Length)|
|Themes this item is part of:||Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
|Place & Date Used:||Civita Lavinia, Italy, circa 300 BC
For original sundial