Wooden abacus; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.775

Name/Title

Wooden abacus

About this object

All-wooden rectangular abacus with 11 rows of wooden counters or beads, of which one row is missing; divided into two sections with ten rows of five counters in the lower section (one rod has only 4 counters) and ten rows of two counters in the upper section. Wooden backing. Chinese writing in one corner on back. String hanger (broken) on one short edge.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Wood

Inscription and Marks

Chinese characters in one corner on back.

Measurements

H 133mm x L 244mm x W 20mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Measuring equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Chinese associations

Subject and Association Keywords

Calculating devices

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Calculating devices

Object number

CR1977.775

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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