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Item ID: 176048  
  

Egypt Old Postcard Alexandria Bab-Sidra, Sakieh, Donkey Drawing Water Alexandrie

Vintage Egyptian Old Undivided Back Picture Postcard, Egypt Africa Egypte - Sakieh, SAKIA. Animal Blindfolded Donkey at Work, drawing water. Wheel. Well. Ethnic Life. Irrigation. Irrigating Tool. Ethnic Life. (This is the Way they flood the Land to Water it). Palm Trees. Un Sakiyeh. Alexandria, Alexandrie - Sakieh a Bab-Sidra.

Publisher: Comptoir Philatelique d'Egypte - Alexandrie
Background: A sakia (sakieh, Persian wheel), tympanum or tablia is a water wheel, somewhat similar to a noria, and used primarily in Egypt. It is a large hollow wheel, normally made of galvanized sheet steel, with scoops or buckets at the periphery. Its unique characteristic is that water is dispensed near the hub rather than from the top. It is a method of irrigation frequently met within various parts of the subcontinent.

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74

Egypt Old Postcard Alexandria Bab-Sidra, Sakieh, Donkey Drawing Water Alexandrie


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