Artifact Details

Title

Gunter Rule

Catalog Number

XB41.79

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1700

Dimensions

1/8 x 6 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.

Description

Wooden ruler with curved tab at one end. There numerals above grids on both sides. There is a lengthwise 1.5 in crack through part of curved tab and along ruler. On side with numbers "4, 6, 8" on tab, there are dark stains on tabbed end and in the middle and yellow residue.

Category

Pre-computer: slide rule

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Credit

Courtesy Gwen and Gordon Bell

Lot Number

XB41.79