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Object Name Sundial
Description Square, metal sundial. Unsure of what metal is used - possibly copper or bronze. Is missing the dial as there are two slots for it to sit. An inscription at the bottom of the dial's topside says "1871 Fort Randall. LAT. 43ยบ00'" Along the side of the dial, the letters "U.S. Q.M.D." are inscribed. U.S. Q.M.D. likely stands for United States Quartermaster Department.
Material metal - possibly bronze or copper
Dimensions H-1.75 W-11.875 L-11.875 inches
Collection Blue Cloud Abbey-American Indian Culture Research Center Collection
Catalog Number 2013.03.12.072