Oriental Astrolabe - Hemispherium Replica Antique Scientific Instrument

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Oriental Astrolabe - Hemispherium Replica Antique Scientific Instrument

A fine working replica of a 17th century Islamic Astrolabe originally made in Lahore

The original device was designed and made by Diya al-Din Muhammad for the Mogul Emperor Shah Jehan

Used to plot the positions of the stars and planets and for surveying, the instrument is inscribed in Arabic, Sanskrit and English

Comes with instructions and information leaflet in English, French, Spanish and Italian and presentation gift box

Measures approx. 17cm tall x 12 cm wide with a wooden stand

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