Objects
Unknown. Horizontal sundial, first half of the 17th c.
Unknown. Horizontal sundial, first half of the 17th c.
Number
МЛ-2802
Title
Horizontal sundial
Date
first half of the 17th c.
Author
Unknown
Material
brass, glass, thread, gold plate
Annotation
Square box with compass in the center. Around the compass is scale of horizontal dial with thread gnomon for latitude about 49°. Scale 4-12-8 with points in 1/4 hour. In folded position the dial is used as compass. Two concentric scales are on the lid: degree one with points in 1° without numbering and rhumb one ((О)-ХII(О)-ХII).
Corpus
History of Science Monuments. 14th-19th centuries. Mikhail Lomonosov Museum