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

Islamic
1315


Object Place: Eastern Turkey or Syria

Dimensions

Height x width: 31.1 × 21 cm (12 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.126

Medium or Technique

Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Provenance

By 1931, Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1931, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: March 5, 1931)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection