Automate da al-Jazarī

Automate da al-Jazarī

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Syria, 1315

Miniature from a copy of the Treatise on al-Jazari mechanical procedures (al-Jāmiʿ bain al-ʿilm wa al-ʿamal al-nāfiʿ fī ṣināʿat al-ḥiyal)(1204-1206) illustrating an automate able to measure the amount of blood taken during a bloodletting