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Water technology database

Database coordinator: Andrew Wilson

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Machines
41. 
O.Bodl. II 1747
6
κυκλευτής
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator
water-lifting. Unspecified plural.
101
200
1
42. 
O.Bodl. II 1747
6
κυκλευτής
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator
water-lifting. Unspecified plural.*
101
200
1
43. 
O.Bodl. II 1782
2
ἐπαντλ(ήτου)
Unspecified
irrigation of land.
-100
-1
1
44. 
O.Bodl. II 1861
1; 2
κυκλεύω
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator?
Unclear. Archiereus kukleuei? Is this about wine?
201
300
1
45. 
O.Bodl. II 2273
1
κυκλευτ..
Water-wheel or saqiya installation
water-lifting.
101
200
1
46. 
O.Bodl. II 2276
1
κυκλευτ[
water-wheel or saqiya installation
water-lifting.
101
200
1
47. 
O.Bodl. II 2293
1
ὄργανον
Unspecified
Irrigation of garden?. To do with a kepos?
101
200
1
48. 
O.Bodl. II 2293
2
ὑδραγωγός
part: irrigation canal
irrigation.
101
200
1
49. 
O.Camb. I 104
2
Oxyrhynchite Nome
μηχανή
saqiya
Unclear. (Too fragmentary)
201
300
1
50. 
O.Deiss. I 58
4
ἐπαντλήτου
Unspecified
irrigation of land. Artificial irrigation.
-155
-144
1
51. 
O.Edfou I 1
4
ἐπαντλή(του)
Unspecified
irrigation of land. Artificial irrigation.
-136
-135
1
52. 
O.Elkab. I 196
7
μηχανή
saqiya
water-lifting. Unspecified plural.
1
200
1
53. 
O.Elkab. I 196
7
μηχανή
saqiya
water-lifting. Unspecified plural.*
1
200
1
54. 
O.Petr. I 306
8
Oxyrhynchite Nome
ἐπαντλητή
Unspecified
irrigation. Artificial irrigation.
-30
323
1
55. 
O.Stras. I 681
1
Hermopolite Nome
κυκλευτής
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator
irrigation. Kepouros also mentioned.
101
200
1
56. 
O.Stras. I 686
13
Hermopolite Nome
κυκλευτής
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator
water-lifting.
101
200
1
57. 
O.Stras. I 686
16
Hermopolite Nome
ὑδραγωγός
part: irrigation canal
irrigation.
101
200
1
58. 
O.Stras. I 686
18
Hermopolite Nome
ὄργανον
Unspecified
water-lifting. Ropes for the organon.
101
200
1
59. 
O.Stras. I 692
4; 6
Hermopolite Nome
κυκλευτής
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator
water-lifting.
101
200
1
60. 
O.Stras. I 725
16
Hermopolite Nome
κυκλευτής
water-wheel or saqiya installation operator
water-lifting.
101
200
1

About the database

This database of papyrological evidence was compiled by Dr Myrto Malouta as part of her work as Research Assistant for OXREP between 2005 and 2008. It shows more than 600 references to water-lifting devices and irrigation facilities from Egypt, with an emphasis on the Oxyrhynchite Nome, dating between 300 BC and AD 700. It can be used as an accompaniment to M. Malouta and A.I. Wilson (2013), 'Mechanical irrigation: water-lifting devices in the archaeological evidence and in the Egyptian papyri', in: A.K. Bowman and A.I. Wilson, The Roman Agricultural Economy, OUP, Oxford.

To cite this database please use the following reference: Malouta, M. (2008). OXREP Water-lifting technology database. Version 1.0. http://oxrep.classics.ox.ac.uk/databases/water_technology_database. Accessed (date).

Webdesign, databasedesign: Miko Flohr, 2010-2017. Content: OXREP, 2005-2017.