20" Diameter Handmade wrought iron armillary sundial sphere shown with our cast limestone baluster sundial pedestal. This armillary sundial has a light and airy feel with a small round base. Painted with a verdigris green.
Imported from 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."
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