Canterbury Altitude Quadrant - Hemispherium Replica Antique Scientific Instrument

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Canterbury Altitude Quadrant - Hemispherium Replica Antique Scientific Instrument

Tell the time the Anglo Saxon way with this portable sundial pendant - one of the worlds most ancient timepieces

A high quality replica of an original Anglo Saxon artefact found at Canterbury Cathedral, England

Used by the Archbishop of Canterbury and his monks to tell the time for prayer and worship

Engraved with the months of the year and SALVS FACTORI PAX POSSESSORI - Health to my maker, peace to my owner

The tiny gnomon is engraved with an Anglo Saxon animal head & casts a shadow to tell the time

Measures approx. 8cm long plus 72cm chain

With presentation box and instructions in English, French Spanish and Italian

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