An Egyptian sakieh or oxdriven bucket pump Egypt This machine known as a sakieh is familiar to us in a less primitive form as the bucket or chainpump A wheel which you see out yonder next to the river as it revolves over the water carries an endless band of palm rope which hangs in a loop in the waters beneath the wheel Distributed at intervals along this band are carthern jars which at the wheel revolves and the band moves are carried down into the water filled and continually raised to the top Stereoscopic card Detail From a series called Egypt Through the Stereoscope text by James H Breasted
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