machines

Title Age Country General descriptionsort descending Machine code Modern name Name number other names Period Title Type Use Location
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
Nemi 1 Italy two bucket-chain pumps with cranks and flywheels (inaccurate restoration) Nem1-Bc Nemi 1 175 second quarter of I (I AD-II AD) Nemi 1 bucket-chain drain the bilge
Cosa 2 Roman Italy two stages of a bucket-chain driven by a human-powered saqiya gear Cosa 2 Cosa 2 226 first quarter of I BC and second half of I AD Cosa 2 bucket-chain
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

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