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North American Sundial Society

Jackson  

Sundial: 288
State/Province:  Mississippi Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Sphere Condition:  
  Latitude and Longitude:   
Location:
  • Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St.
 
Description:
  • A 30 inch gilded bronze armillary sphere, titled "Cycle of Life". The armillary sphere is composed of rings representing the great circles of the heavens. Figures of a man, woman and child represent the Cycle of Life.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Mississippi Museum of Art
  • Designer: Paul Manship
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1918
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95
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