Objects
Unknown. Compass. 17th century
Unknown. Compass. 17th century
Number
МЛ-3673
Title
Compass
Date
17th century
Author
Unknown
Material
brass, glass, gold plate
Annotation
Cylindric compass box is deepened into the center of square plate. Scale on the surface of plate consists of 100 devisions (twice 0-50) with numbering in 5. In the corners of the square are 4 men's portraits with notes: АRСНIMEDES (Archimedes) with globe, АРOLLONIVS (Apollonius) with cone, EVCLIDES (Euclid) with ball and caliper and DISCIPVLVS (Pupil) with open book.
Corpus
History of Science Monuments. 14th-19th centuries. Mikhail Lomonosov Museum