10th century portable sun dial which is kept in Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England

century portable sun dial which is kept in Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England

Gold and enamel Anglo-Saxon roundel: gold tray inlaid with cloisonne enamel; depicting the right Hand of God in opaque white enamel. Late 10th/early 11th Century - found by an armature metal detectorist in Hampshire, England and currently housed in the British Museum.

Gold and enamel Anglo-Saxon roundel: gold tray inlaid with cloisonne enamel; depicting the right Hand of God in opaque white enamel. Late Century - found by an armature metal detectorist in Hampshire, England and currently housed in the British Museum.

A rare middle Assyrian Bull Pendant, 16th to 10th centuries BC

A rare middle Assyrian Bull Pendant, 16th to 10th centuries BC

A rare middle Assyrian Bull Pendant, to centuries BC. The Bull (cow, calf) was the major sacred symbol during the Age of Taurus. Jesus was born in the Age of Aries, the Lamb (ram).

Ring Dial Unsigned 16th century; German A simple form of altitude dial used as a type of sundial in one latitude only.

German A simple form of altitude dial used as a type of sundial in one latitude only.

Anglo-Saxon shield ornament from Sturry, Kent, England. Sixth Century AD, the design shows an eagle or raven. From the collection of the British Museum, London, England. https://www.flickr.com/photos/thorskegga/with/3837322767/

Anglo-Saxon shield ornament from Sturry, Kent, England. Sixth Century AD, the…

Portable 16th Century Replica Working Sundial with Compass / Handmade Sunwatch / Bee and Honey Design / Walnut Wood

Portable Century Replica Working Sundial with Compass / Handmade Sun watch / Walnut Wood & Gift Box

themagicfarawayttree:  Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. 1620. “Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the principles of vertical and horizontal sundials.”

themagicfarawayttree: “ Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. “Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the.

9th - 10th Century AD: Lions. Purple silk serge. From the tomb of St. Julian in Rimini. Byzantine. Museo Naziosle, Ravenna, Spain.

Lions ~ century AD ~ Purple silk serge ~ From the tomb of St. Julian in Rimini ~ Byzantine ~ Museo Naziosle, Ravenna, Spain.

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