Article ID: CBB000011324

Hand-cranking in Egyptian antiquity (1981)


Description The role of the crank in the development of mechanical technology.

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Authors & Contributors
Matthew T. Rutz
Wright, M. T.
Waerden, Bartel Leendert van der
Vandiver, Pamela B.
Van Beek, Gus W.
Teeter, Emily
Hydraulic engineering
Cuneiform inscriptions
Transmission of ideas
Water wheels
Time Periods
Middle and Near East
Ancient Near and Middle East: Egypt, Sumer, Babylon, Assyria, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Persia
Uruk (extinct city)
Mediterranean region
Babylon (extinct city)

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