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"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari|Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: "The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
  • Creator: Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari|Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
  • Date Created: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
  • Physical Dimensions: 11 13/16 x 7 3/4in. (30 x 19.7cm) Mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (48.9 x 36.2 cm) Frame: 20 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (51.4 x 38.7 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/451402
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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