Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Curious Workmanship

Persian Astrolabes from around 1000-1600 AD. Note the arrows pointing to words or letters around the edges. There's also a blurred picture of a spherical astrolabe. As always, click the images to enlarge.


mike said...

Better pic of Liahona:

Also see "armillary sphere"

Helena said...

Amazing. Very cool stuff.