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Ancient Persian 22kt gold ring with the image of a standing winged figure. Inscriptions on the outer edge of the surface. 500 BC

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This early Persian astrolabe with a geared calendar movement is the oldest geared machine in existence in a complete state. It illustrates an important stage in the development of the various complex astronomical machines from which the mechanical clock derives.

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Ancient Persia - Manouchehr Haghighat Supplier of hand-woven Persian Rugs , Gabbehs, Kilims, Taches, Sofrehs

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