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Artifact Identification Compass   (2001.04.0004)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Surveying & Navigational T&E
  4. :
  5. Navigational Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Republic of China (1912-1949) or People's Republic of China (1949-present), 20th century?
Culture Chinese
Location On Exhibitin the East Asia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 15.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 15.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.0 cm
Weight 293 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Glass, Metal--Brass, Pigment--Paint, Plant--Wood, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting, Piercing, Writing
Munsell Color Information Strong Reddish Brown (10R 3/10) - Frame. Strong Yellowish Brown (10YR 5/10) - Dial. Black (N 1.75/ 2.5% R) - Black characters.

Research Remarks

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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