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OROLOGIO DE ORE ITALICHE E CALENDARIO ZODIACALE
SUNDIAL FOR ITALIAN HOURS AND ZODIAC LINES
 


Sundial for Italian Hours and Zodiac Lines (20 KB) Dial type :Wall sundial, vertical, flat, 200 x 300cm.
Declination of the wall : d = approximately 106° (west-north-west)
Time display : Italian hours from 18 to 24 o'clock and analemma for 15 o'clock mean time including zodiac symbols.
Date and declination : Date line for the equinox path and solstices.
Other information : Line of the Islamic prayer ASR, Qibla - direction towards Mekka.
Style : artistic
Artistry and craftsmanship : A heron sits on a branch and holds a gnomon in its beak; a pigeon holds an hour-glass in its beak, a lizard on brick strip.
Gnomon : Horizontal gnomon with ball at the end.
Construction date : 1997
Designer : Righi Renzo, Corregio(RE)
Artistic design : Maria Luisa Montanari, Cogruzzo(RE)

 
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Last update : 27. September 2003