Unlock the mysteries of the stars with the Lahore Astrolabe, a remarkable tool steeped in history and intrigue!
Originally created by Muhammad Muqim, chief astrobalist of Lahore, this replica astrolabe allows you to seek and measure the positions of the stars, just as ancient astronomers did centuries ago.
The astrolabe, which derives from the Greek "astron", meaning star, and "lambano", meaning to take / to look for, is an ancient tool used to the seek and measure the position of the stars. The intricate design of this astrolabe is modelled after the one made in 1641/1642, which is currently on exhibit at the Oxford Museum of Science.
With its timeless craftsmanship and ornate detailing, the Lahore Astrolabe is more than just a functional tool – it's a piece of art that will inspire curiosity and wonder. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or simply fascinated by the mysteries of the universe, this astrolabe is sure to captivate and inspire.
So come, take a closer look, and unlock the secrets of the stars!
It includes instructions for use and a wood pedestal for display.
Size: The Arab Astrolabe spans approximately 10 x 12 cm (3.93 x 4.72 inches)