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al-Jazari's "Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices": The Castle Water Clock

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Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1931.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Islamic, 1315

Object Place

Eastern Turkey or Syria

Dimensions

21.0 x 35.0 cm

Accession Number

31.126

Medium or Technique

Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts