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The Wells Cathedral clock is one of the oldest clocks in the world. It's been dated to 1392, although the dial was probably added many years later. The clock has been frequently updated and revised over the years, and the orginal works are now in the London Science Museum, still working (and ringing). In this photo, the time is nearly 09:42.

The Wells Cathedral clock (interior face) is an astronomical clock in the north transept of Wells Cathedral, England. The clock is one of the group of famous to century astronomical clocks to be found in the West of England.

Star map. Ink rubbing of a stele at the Confucian Temple, Suzhou, Jiangsu province. Southern Song dynasty, Chunyou reign, dated 1247

Taoism and the Arts of China - Star Chart Ink rubbing of a stele at the Confucian Temple, Suzhou, Jiangsu province Southern Song dynasty, Chunyou reign, dated 1247

Illumination from the Vaux Passional showing the seige and fall of Jerusalem.  The manuscript is from 1503 and is absolutely stunning.

Illumination from the Vaux Passional showing the seige and fall of Jerusalem. The manuscript is from 1503 and is absolutely stunning.