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Recovery of a new sundial in Menorca

With the decision of the owners of the site Alfavaret (Maó), Francisca Pellicer and Joan Carpi, and the collaboration of our colleague Antoni Liz has made the restoration of the sundial that was covered with a thick layer of lime.

The sundial rate is vertical, rectangular and semi-circle at the top, containing the date 1804, the hours are engraved in Roman numerals. The height is 60 cm, width of 43 cm and is oriented correctly, with six in the morning and evening in a straight line with the base of the gnomon.

The newspaper publishing in Menorca on Thursday 29 September, Adolf Sintes published a lengthy article devoted to the recovery of the sundial Alfavaret. Those interested can download the full text on the website: Diari Menorca.

 

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