Planispheric Astrolabe

Maker: Muhammad Zaman al-Munajjim al-Asturlabi (active 1643–89)
Object Name: Astrolabe
Date: dated A.H. 1065/ A.D. 1654–55
Geography: Iran, Mashhad
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Brass and steel; cast and hammered, pierced and engraved
Dimensions: H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) D. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.166a–j

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