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Name of Object:

Astrolabe

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

Date:

Hegira 1095 / AD 1683–1684

Type of object:

Scientific instrument, metalwork

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 68 M

Period / Dynasty:

Safawid

Provenance:

Iranian world

Description:

Brass astrolabe signed by the maker, Muhammed Khalil bn Hasan `Ali, and the calligrapher, Muhammed Baqir Isfahani, and dated AH 1095 / AD 1634-84.

Citation of this web page:

 "Astrolabe" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;kw;Mus21;14;en&id=scientific_objects

MWNF Working Number: KW 14

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