Camillo della Volpaia (attr.) (1484-1560)
Horizontal sundial, 1542
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 2487
A sundial consisting of a small, rectangular wooden table with a compass, on which the hour lines for the latitude of Florence have been engraved. A small vertical gnomon casts the shadow. A map of Italy has been engraved in the background.