Ismail al-Jazari, ‘"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari’, 1315, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

author: Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari (1136–1206); dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315; made in Syria; 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)
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Image rights: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal

About Ismail al-Jazari

Turkish, 1136-2018, Cizre, Turkey