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Description

One of a set of metrological instruments used by C. Piazzi Smyth at the Great Pyramid - a comparative scale of British and Pyramid inches by Casella, ceramic base, in a case with a thermometer, 1867

Museum reference

T.1962.108

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Comparative scale / case / thermometer

Production information

Casella, Scale Maker
London, England, EUROPE

Date

1867

Physical description

Ceramic base

Associations

User: Smyth, Charles Piazzi, 1819 - 1900
Great Pyramid, Egypt, North Africa, AFRICA

Exhibitions

  • Fascinating Mummies (11 Feb 2012 - 27 May 2012)
    National Museum of Scotland

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