This functional armillary sundial will be the perfect focal point in your garden landscape. Beautiful cast aluminum base, forged steel sphere, with brass accents. The Greeks have used sundials to measure time since 100 B.C. Reminiscent of classic Greek mythology, this Atlas Armillary Sundial will surely demand attention. An exquisite and functional work of art, the sphere is imprinted with Roman numerals to measure time as the sun casts it's shadow throughout the day, just as it did in ancient Greece. Get it for yourself or as a gift for someone special.