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These one would certainly take to be of Dom Manoel's time, for the armillary sphere was his emblem, but they are said to be older.Portuguese Architecture|Walter Crum Watson
On the platform was an armillary sphere designed for observing the heavens.On the Origin of Clockwork, Perpetual Motion Devices, and the Compass|Derek J. de Solla Price
The horizon diameter of this armillary sphere is about 21 cm.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol I|Edward Luther Stevenson
The armillary sphere (Fig. 117) stands at the east end130 of the court.
The Biblioteca Barbarini of Rome possesses four armillary spheres, all appearing to be of the early seventeenth century.