|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||15th Century - 1889|
|Credit Line:||Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, Alfred Craven Harrison Jr. and Hiram M. Hiller, 1900|
Time stick or shepherd's stick used to track time. The carved staff has eight sides with numbers and inscriptions. The gnomon is made of bamboo and is inserted into the holes at the top, where the shadow falls on the scale indicates the time.
|[Article] 1901. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. III. no. No. 1. pg. 47-57 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 53||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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