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An Ottoman Universal Qibla Indicator (“Kıblenüma-ı Afaki”) modeled after the original invented in 1151 AH/1738 AD by the Armenian Bārūn al-Mukhtariʽ (Petros Baronyan) and presented to the Ottoman Grand Vizier Yeğen Muhammed Pasha. This instrument shows the direction to Mecca for almost 400 cities in the world. Baronyan used an engraved map and a list of cities which he numbered in the map so that the direction could easily fixed.
30.8 by 3.9 cm.