Name: Palermo
Shipwreck: No
NMM No: 1
CMAC No: 1
Waters/Stimson Type: Ia1
Date Made: 1540
Dia-mm: 200
T-mm: 15
W-gm: -
Scale: 0-90-0
Marks: Quintuple dots cross on the ends of the horizontal posts / 1540
References_AT: Stimson, 1988.
Condition_AT: Good
Maker: Unknown
Notes: The five dots forming a cross seem to be typical of Portuguese astrolabes. This specimen was originally in the Astronomical Observatory at Palermo, Sicily, Italy, and was offered in 1935 to the Museo Nazionale di Palermo. Disapeared in the WW2.
Nationality: Portuguese?
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