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Shaduf 1  Well
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View of a "Shaduf" (Arabic) that is still being used. This technology is about 4000 years old! The bucket is lowered into the well, and the lever plus counter weight help raise it. It is then emptied into the trough from which the water is directed into the fields nearby.