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Scientific Apparatus
Sector, brass

Galileo is credited with having invented the instrument, which is also known as a proportional compass. See Galileo's Operation of the Geometric and Military Compass; also exhibit catalog Scientific Instruments Ancient and Modern. Maker: Gottfriedt Reiff, Nuremberg, 17th century.

ID: 1955-00003

MEDIUM: Brass; LENGTH: 28.8 cm extended; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Measurement

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