Ctesibius' water-driven pump, 2nd century BC.

 
Ctesibius' water-driven pump, 2nd century BC.
4 0 c m
 
35cm
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

Description

Ctesibius (2nd century BC), born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Greek parents, invented the force-pump and made improvements to the water-clock. He was also the teacher of the Greek mathematician Hero of Alexandria.

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10426816

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