Astrolabe (Iran, 19th-20 centuries)

Astrolabe (Iran, 19th-20 centuries)

Brass model of astrolabe, cast and engraved. Includes multiple parts with interchangeable interior plaques. The surfaces are engraved and stamped with floral designs and pseudo-inscriptions in Hebrew letters. On reverse, a grid with Hebrew letters framed by signs of the Zodiac with their Hebrew names.

Accession no. 74.36

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