Working Shaduf | Irriigating the land in Luxor: Meet Mohammed, he has a small plot of land which is still watered using a shaduf, the video clip shows it in operation.
A shaduf is a simply but effective method of raising water from a lower level, often a canal, to a higher level, usually a field. Shadufs are shown on ancient egyptian tombs and have be in use in Egypt for 5 thousand years. Often today they have been replaced by diesel pumps.
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