Astrolabe – Magnificent Computer of the Ancients ~ Kuriositas This invention changed everything for the first time, we could know the time, the day and when the sun would rise and set. Lost to the west after the fall of Rome.
medicine chest, Vincenzo Giustiniani, the last Genoese governor of the Island of Chios in the eastern Aegean Sea, in the On a box from the middle drawer is painted the symbol of Chios - a black eagle above a three-towered castle. The chest contains
Steampunk Spy-Fi: Real-life gadgets perfect for a Victorian Era James Bond Ring Gun: This century French ring concealed a tiny gun capable of firing six bullets. Its name, quite appropriately, was "Le Petite Protector.
Links between astrolabe & astrology. On 1 side is an astrolabe 4 a single latitude & on th other an astrological volvelle, th positions f planets & other celestial bodies, especially in relation traditional astrological houses
lunaghoststar: “ Mahogany medicine chest, England, 1801 The mahogany medicine chest contains boxes, bottles and tubes of medications to treat a number of conditions. The chest includes treatments to purge the body by vomiting (emetics), by sweating.