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Lever Date invented prehistoric First known use probably by

Lever Date invented prehistoric First known use probably by

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Lever Date invented: prehistoric First known use: probably by earliest humans to dig for small animals or to pry under rocks Examples: bottle opener, ...

Screw Date invented: 400s to 200s B.C. First known use: hand-cranked water pumps in Egypt and the Middle East Examples: drill, propeller, corkscrew | What ...

Pulley Date invented: around 8000–1000 B.C. First known use: probably as part of a crane Examples: flagpole, clothesline, elevator | What Is a Simple ...

Inclined Plane Date invented: prehistoric First known use: raising structures, such as the pyramids in the Middle East and Egypt, though surely used before ...

Wedge Date invented: prehistoric (archaeologists date it to around million B.) First known use: as stone tools for hunting and building Examples: chisel, ...

Ancient Greece

Ancient Egypt Technology and Inventions.

Shadoof

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13th Century illustration of Mongols laying siege to a Middle-Eastern city using a trebuchet

Ancient Egypt Rope Manufacture-1

Ancient Greek engineers developed war machines such as the catapult, which evolved from the crossbow

Archimedes

Who invented the bow and arrow? History of archery | Quatr.us Study Guides

An Egyptian burial chamber mural, approximately 4000 years old, showing wrestlers in action.

ART FORMS AND EVOLUTION OF SHELTER; 15.

Wheel and Axle Date invented: around 4000 to 3500 B. in the Middle East First known use: potter's wheel Examples: tires, spinning wheel, windmill

PALEOLITHIC AGE CAVE ART; 8.

Relief representing Anaximander (Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano). Probably Roman copy of an

History of crossbows

The watermill, the first machine harnessing natural forces (apart from the sail) and as such holding a special place in the history of technology, ...

Ancient era[edit]

Ancient Egyptian sundial (c. 1500 BC) from the Valley of the Kings. Daytime divided into 12 parts. The oldest known ...

Earliest known representation of a gun (a fire lance) and a grenade (upper right), Dunhuang, 10th century CE.

Old Steampunk Engine House by Robert Filip

Fractures in fluted stone points made by Paleo-Indian cultures, like those above,

... the invention of simple machines such as the lever or inclined plane. Divide class into groups for brainstorming, timeline development, and comparison.

Impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars made from a clay cuneiform tablet/stamp. The tablet recorded administrative accounting data from the ...

Arsenal of ancient mechanical artillery: Catapults (standing), chain drive of Polybolos (

Ancient Greek pottery depicting the first showers, which were invented by the ancient Greeks.

Painting of Deer; 22.

Possibly the oldest spectacular sport in Rome, chariot racing dates back at least to the

Wheeled wagon carrying prisoners of war(Nineveh, Iraq, ...

For the next 20,000 years; 41. The Importance of ...

Best Ancient Egyptian Inventions

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Prehistoric Bone Flute. The first known ...

The so called Heron's odometer was most probably an invention made by Archimedes. / Wikimedia Commons

ART; 10.

Ichthyosaur and Plesiosaur by Édouard Riou, 1863

Sandstone figures

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rock painting of a man with a bow and arrow and a quiver on his back ...

TENTS; 20.

One way to make a lot of money fast, in the days of the Roman Empire, was to gain an appointment to an important position, then both take a cut of the ...

Have You Ever Wondered.

Who Invented the Piano & History of the Piano

The earliest recorded use of soap-like substances dates to around 2800 BCE in Ancient Babylon:

Greek: hedrodiastoleus (click image to enlarge). The earliest mention of ...

Archaeologists extract the Must Farm wheel from its bed of mud and silt

MEZHIRICH; 19.

The ancient 'marine bear' Kolponomos (illustrated) may have had surprisingly powerful jaws

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Ancient Greek engineers developed war machines such as the catapult, which evolved from the crossbow

The sky is the limit: human powered cranes and lifting devices - LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

Copy of 159296966-Ancient-Engineers-by-L-Sprague-de-Camp.pdf | Mesopotamia | Invention

A disc made of local available materials

The ability to control fire is one of humankind's great achievements. Fire making to generate heat and light made it possible for people to migrate to ...

Often called the largest cat of all times, the American lion or Panthera atrox, is probably the best known of all prehistoric cats after Smilodon.

Reconstruction of a Gastraphetes, an ancient Greek crossbow, in the Saalburgmuseum at Bad Homburg

Pythagoras, coin made under emperor Decius.

Close up view of an archer figurine brandishing a crossbow while standing on the top floor

•PASSAGE GRAVES •GALLERY GRAVES; 28.

The first spiral staircase was discovered in one of the five ancient Greek temples at the

Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome | Ancient Roman Surgical InstrumentsAncient Roman Surgical Instruments | Claude Moore Health Sciences Library: ...

Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome

The ancient invention of the steam engine by the Hero of Alexandria

Head back to the main platform, then look at the area just beneath where the sphere falls. From the water behind it, create two ice blocks that will guide ...

It's an ancient Greek computer. Yes, you read that right. It's an ancient Greek device that allows you to see the position of the planets on a given date, ...

Thales of Miletus

Erecting the vatican obelisk human powered cranes. From the earliest civilisations ...

A stone tool from the Olduvan period.

Temple of Artemis at Ephesus 16th-century hand-colored engraving by Martin Heemskerck Evidence

Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome | Ancient Roman Surgical InstrumentsAncient Roman Surgical Instruments | Claude Moore Health Sciences Library: ...

Archimedes

Mastadon molar

Ancient Greek Catapult, the Dionysus Repeating Catapult.

This fine olla was made by Ancestral Puebloans and possibly dates to the 11th century. It would sell for thousands of dollars on the black market.

Ten headed King ravana, inventor of ancient flying machines? Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome | Ancient Roman Surgical InstrumentsAncient Roman Surgical Instruments | Claude Moore Health Sciences Library: ...

These iron nails were found in Ancient Roman sites and date from between 50 BCE and

An early sextant made by John Bird, probably in the 1760s.

Obstetrical Hooks/Sharp Hooks

From Casinos in Las Vegas to museum facades, modern architects and engineers take inspiration from

Spatula Probes

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The complexity of the back gears likely pre-dates similar engines by many centuries, the researchers say. (Copyright of the Antikythera Mechanism Research ...