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Sundial 698
State/Province:  Utah Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   40° 58.740' N Longitude:   111° 55.380' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence
 
Description:
  • A 20x18 inch sandstone horizontal dial with a 4 inch work-hardened copper gnomon. Dial face has hour lines with Arabic numerals. The hour lines and spiral sun symbol were hand carved using techniques and natural basalt stone tools used to create ancient Native American petroglyphs found in the southwest USA. An ogham character representing the designer's initials is carved in the lower left. Dial is placed on a welded steel pedestal with laser cut images typical of petroglyphs found in Utah. Dial pedestal is welded steel with laser cut images of petroglyphs typical of those in Utah.

    Dial is located in the back yard of a private residence. Viewing can be arranged by contacting the owner by email at theoperativemason@gmail.com
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Dennis Hauze; contact drhauze@gmail.com
  • I'VE GOT THE TIME
  • Designer: Dennis Hauze
  • Builder: Dennis Hauze
  • Construction Date: 10-Aug
 
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Last Revised: 12/12/2013 9:57