Photographer's Note

A couple of blocks south of the Jaffa gate and on the Jaffa road is a plaza. It has several interesting features including a mosaic map of the medieval world view with Jerusalem in the center, a model of the plaza itself and this, an Archimedes screw.

The only explanation is of the mosaic... but the Archimedes screw revolutionized agriculture in the middle east and especially Egypt when it was introduced 2300 years ago by making deep well water more easily accessible.

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  • Date Taken: 2009-12-18
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