MIA - H84 Noctural Dial Key Ring
Inspired by MIA’s Science in Islamic Art Collection
This stellar device is a reproduction of the Nocturnal Dial Key Ring instrument dated 1570 and signed by Humphrey Cole, an English maker of scientific instruments and engraver. Lore is that the dial was invented to track the administering of medicines to patients during night. The original piece is placed in the British Museum, London.