Plate with a symbolic model of the solar system

The chased bronze plate represents a model of geocentric solar system the specimen of which is the bronze symbolic model of the solar system dating back to the 12th-11th cc. BC, found in Sevan Basin.

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The chased bronze plate represents a model of geocentric solar system the specimen of which is the bronze symbolic model of the solar system dating back to the 12th-11th cc. BC, found in Sevan Basin. In the centre of the lower part is the planet Earth, depicted as a semicircular battle-axe blade. It is surrounded with two rings, marking the layers of water and atmosphere. Comparatively larger radiant disc above symbolizes the Sun. Between the Sun and the Earth are five planets and the Moon seen in the firmament with the naked eye. The Moon was considered an independent luminary closest to the Earth.

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Weight 3 g
Dimensions 4 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Material

silver

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above is mentioned the weight of packed product

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