Gimbal-Mounted Compass


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Artifact Identification Gimbal-Mounted Compass   (1984.16.0047A)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Surveying & Navigational T&E
  4. :
  5. Navigational Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Republic of China (1912-1949) or People's Republic of China (1949-present), 1900 - 1984
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 6.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 3.7 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 160 g
Measuring Remarks Measured closed.
Materials Glass, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Cast?, Incising, Riveting
Munsell Color Information Light Olive (5Y 5/4) Yellowish Gray (10YR 7/1) -Outer Ring of Face. Moderate Yellow (2.5Y 7/8) -Lining

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of George E. and Cynthia M. Anner
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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