|ID in this catalogue||SS Paris|
|Current Location||Last seen in Paris, present whereabouts unknown|
|Catalogue Numbers||Hoffmann Collection Catalogue number 456|
|Provenance||Unknown. Sold in lot 456 of the sale of the Hoffmann Collection|
|Date||Roman period, after 25 BC (Clagett 1995)|
|Dimensions||H 40 mm, L 65 mm (Legrain 1894)|
|Material||Basalt (Legrain 1894)|
|Markings and inscriptions||
Month names on the flat top of the sloping part and (unusually) month abbreviations at the top of the slope. Seven scales with dots (six dots in each) marking hours on each scale.
Choiak and Payni have the shortest and longest scales respectively, with each of the other ten months sharing a scale with another month.
No traces of other inscriptions (for example the horizontal band of text around the bottom edge that many others retain) are noted.
|Notes||Gnomon part lost.|
Legrain (1894) pp. 147-8
After Legrain (1894):