Wheel and bucket irrigation system, Egypt, c 1798.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Wheel and bucket irrigation system, Egypt, c 1798.

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Description

Engraving after Conte from 'Description de l'Egypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont ete faites en Egypte pendant l'Expedition de l'Armee francaise', (Paris, 1809-1830). The book, ('Description of Egypt' in English), documents Napoleon's (1769-1821) military and scientific expedition to Egypt in 1798. Baron Dominique Vivant Denon (1747-1825) headed a group of the leading scholars, artists and scientists of the day who accompanied the expedition.
 

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