Silver Compass And Sundial With Vegetal Decoration

Silver | 0.01 x 0.07m | 17th -18th c.

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Silver compass and sundial with vegetal decoration, signed by its maker, Muhammad Tamir. It was used to orient the faithful towards Mecca. Iran, 17th -18th c.

Image and text courtesy of Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, 2022
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