Science in Islam

A European market

A European market

Medium image of Inv Num 46929 - Compass

Many items were intended for trade as practical items, rather than for theoretical learning or prestige. This compass probably once formed part of a sundial and may have been made in Europe for the Eastern market.

Inventory no. 46929
Compass, Unsigned, Turkish?, c. 1800?

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