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"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Badi al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari
(1136–1206)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Geography: Syria
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm) W. 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number: 55.121.15

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