Antique Bronze Round Sundial

Antique bronze round sundial with roman numerals engraved on face plate. Three holes to secure to a pedestal or base.  Well weathered with good patina.    
   
Imported from Yorkshire England.    
   
Sundials are one of the oldest tools for measuring time. The Egyptians used a shadow stick or shadow clock as early as 1500 BC. The vertical stick     or "gnomon" marked the time of day by the length and position of the stick's shadow. Gnomon in Greek means "the one that knows".    
   
To learn more about the history of sundials, please visit our blog.    
   

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Product Code: AQE-SUBRR Collection:

Additional Information


Product Code: AQE-SUBRR

  • Diameter:

    8"

  • Height:

    5"