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Magic and Science
Astronomy and astrologyConstellationsCyclesal-QazwiniWashington D.C., Freer Gallery of Art (formerly Berlin, Collection Sarre)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles Ptolemyal-QazwiniWashington D.C., Freer Gallery of Art (formerly Berlin, Collection Sarre)
Constellations Northern hemisphereCoronaAs a circle of stars
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesIn oriental dress, with sickle or scimitar
Constellations Northern hemisphereVultur CadensAs a flower
Constellations Northern hemisphereCygnusAs a swan
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Vultur volans
Further details
formerly Berlin, Collection Sarre. Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Iraq or Turkey (east)
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art → Purchase F1954.52, fol. 22
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
al-QazwiniWonders of the World
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