Madness is Mercy
#212 in a series of 666
Designed by Niccolo Machiavelli in Florence
Found in Italy and transported to Arkham by Aubrey “Ray” Burroughs, Prof. of History, Miskatonic U
An immobile brass construct resembling the creature described in the Christian Book of Revelation:
“And I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns were ten diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.” (Revelation 13:1)
The device seemingly conjures extra-dimensional “demons”, but those hardy enough to resist its shock can disarm it with use of an intricate key device.