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Lecture: The Nubian Water Wheel


Lecture: The Nubian Water Wheel

26-11-2016 : 26-11-2016
5:30PM : 7:30PM
BA Sinnari House in El Sayeda Zainab

Description:

CULTNAT has organized in cooperation with the BA SinnariHouse (Cairo) a lecture entitled “The Nubian Water Wheel”, named after one ofthe most important monuments inherited from ancient Nubian times. The water wheelhas remained a prominent monument and acts as the only means of agriculture inmany Nubian areas, and continues to be well-known in places where the Nubianshave lived along the Nile basin. In addition, the water wheel has remained awater-lifting machine in a wide area of the Nile Valley from Upper Egypt to theCentral Areas of Sudan. Creating such wheels is a craft that has passed acrossgenerations, allowing it to retain its structure, old parts, and Nubian names.

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