machines

Title Age Country General description Machine code Modern name Name number other names Period Title Type Use Location
Tel-Dor Roman Israel In three different sites found at least four saqiya mechanism. Most of them are dated to Roman period (2nd-3rd century and 1st century) Te-Dor Saqiya mechanism I BC-III AD Tel-Dor saqiya for agriculture

Dor

North District
Tel-Ashdod Late Roman Israel Tel-Ashdod saqiya mechanism II-V AD Tel-Ashdod saqiya

Tel Ashdod

Yavne-Yam Late Roman Israel Yavne-Yam; Hellenistic-Roman city, ancient port of Yavne saqiya installation probably used for irrigational purpose however there is also a Roman bath. Yavne saqiya mechanism II-V AD Yavne-Yam saqiya for agriculture

Yavne

YavneCenter District
Tuna el Gebel Roman or Coptic Egypt a saqiya mechanism Tuna-el Gebel saqiya I BC Tuna el Gebel saqiya raising water for irrigatation
Dakka (Nubia) Egypt Saqiya pots Dakka Dakka (Nubia) 228 IV BC ? Dakka (Nubia) saqiya
Ehnasya (Egypt) Roman and Coptic Egypt Saqiya pot Roman or Coptic? found in a Roman house Ehnasya Ehnasya (Egypt) 232 Ihnasya el-Medina, Heracleopolis Magna I-II AD Ehnasya (Egypt) saqiya
Ballana and Qustul (Nubia) Coptic Egypt Saqiya pots Ballana Ballana and Qustul (Nubia) 213 V -VI BC Ballana and Qustul (Nubia) saqiya
Cordoba Area 2 Post-Roman? Spain Rica Romanas mine Saqiya pot (the shape bears much more resemblance to Islamic than to Roman) Cordoba 2 Cordoba Area 2 223 Cordoba Area 2 saqiya
Wadi Es-Sebua and Adindan (Nubia) Roman Egypt Saqiya pots During the survey between Wadi Es-Sebua and Adindan at least one coarse red-ware saqiya pot was recovered. Es-SebuAdi-Sq Wadi Es-Sebua and Adindan (Nubia) 207 late III-IV Wadi Es-Sebua and Adindan (Nubia) saqiya
Qau and Badari (Egypt) Imperial Egypt Two Saqiya pots QB-Sp Qau and Badari (Egypt) 191 I AD Qau and Badari (Egypt) saqiya

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