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Hawara: fragment of a Roman Period sundial: UC 16500

UC 16500, sundial

The fragment belongs to the type of a so-called conical sundials. About ninety examples are known from the ancient Mediterranean world. The hole for the gnomon is still visible at the top.

Gibbs 1976: 306, no. 3087 (the fundamental work on Greek and Roman sundials, including a catalogue of all known examples)


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