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Clocks

Scope note

Use for instruments that measure and indicate the passage of time, especially by mechanical means producing a regularly recurring action and indicating, usually by hands or changing numbers, the hours and minutes; not designed to be worn or otherwise carried about on a person. For wearable timepieces, use "watches."

This term has 32 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300041575

Broader Terms used

<timepieces by form>

Equivalent Terms used

clock

Created

11yrs ago

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