Qibla indicator

Brass, paper, glass, silvered brass, steel | 560 x 85mm | c. 1750

Unknown Artist

compass, quiblah

Persian Qiblah for determining the direction of Mecca.

Brass with paper card, needle and hour pointer

Bare needle. Graduations 360 degrees.

Brass pointer fitted on top of bowl to indicate bearing.

Credit: National Maritime Museu...
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