Archimedes' Screw

Archimedes' Screw

C004/7275 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 16.7MB

Downloadable file size: 939.4KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: An illustration of an Archimedes' screw (also called an Archimedes screw, an Archimedean screw or a screwpump). This is a device invented by Archimedes in the 3rd century BC to transfer water from a lower level into higher irrigation ditches. Turning the screw inside the hollow pipe lifts the water.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: ancient, archimedean screw, archimedes screw, art, artwork, bw, design, drawing, engineering, historic, historical, illustration, invention, irrigation, mechanical, screwpump, sketch, water

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.