machines

Title Age Countrysort descending General description Machine code Modern name Name number other names Period Title Type Use Location
Rio tinto (Minas de Rio Tinto) Roman Spain Bucket from a bucket-chain (probably incorrect)? a globular, round-bottomed bronze bowl found in the Rio Tinto mines as a container from a chain of buckets of the type described by Vitruvius RioT-Bc Rio tinto (Minas de Rio Tinto) 160 I AD Rio tinto (Minas de Rio Tinto) bucket-chain draining water
Cyrene (Libya) Graeco-Roman Lybia Ritual bath was connected to female worship of Artemis, there is a shaft which opens on a rock-cut water-tunnel fed by springs. bucket-chain installation (probably it turned by treading a vertical wheel? the rock-cut chambers seems to be Hellenistic, replacement during the empire by means of maintenance Cyrene Cyrene (Libya) 227 IV BC-Roman Cyrene (Libya) bucket-chain the cistern was served by a bucket-chain in the shaft
Londinium (London) Roman United Kingdom two water lifting machine at Gresham Street (GHT00) 1)possibly the one built in about AD63, was a chain of buckets operated by a simple treadwheel (it may have been operated by a geared shaft that was powered by animals) 2)Ironwork found in the cistern formed part of a sturdy bucket chain mechanism from AD110, similarity with Vitruvius one as a double iron chain (duplex ferrea catena). the ironwork suggest that the system was operated either by man power or animal power. GHT00 Londinium (London) GHT00 167 I AD-II AD Londinium (London) bucket-chain for a Roman bath

Gresham St

Gresham Street
England
Saalburg Roman Germany The buckets and pulleys were foung, most likely were in use for raising water from the wells (at least 99 wells were excavated). Bad Homburg buckets and pulleys I-II AD Saalburg bucket-chain raise water from a well

Bad Homburg

Bad Homburg vor der HöheHesse

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