Al-Jaziri at Wikicommons

Wikicommons has scans of some fascinating illustrations by Al-Jaziri. Given below are: The Elephant Automata Clock, The automata Basin, a water device and a water raising device.

5 Responses to “Al-Jaziri at Wikicommons”

  1. 1 Craig May 8, 2007 at 3:00 pm

    There is a life-size working replica of the elephant automata clock in Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai, UAE. Photos on Flickr:

  2. 2 Da Vinci Automata May 15, 2007 at 1:05 pm

    That’s great Craig. Thanks for the link. I will post the link on the main page soon.

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  1. 1 Replica of Al-Jaziri's Elephant Clock « Da Vinci Automata Trackback on May 23, 2007 at 1:06 am

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