In one of these western cells is a well which differs from all other wells known either in Babylon or elsewhere in the ancient world. It has three shafts placed close to each other, a square one in the centre and oblong ones on each side, an arrangement... The excavations at Babylon - Page 91by Robert Koldewey - 1914 - 335 pagesFull view
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Peter A. Clayton, Martin Price - History - 1988 - 178 pages
...while other ranges of similar cells abut on it to the west and south. In one of these western cells is a well which differs from all other wells known...attached to a chain work on a wheel placed over the wall. A whim works the wheel in endless rotation. This contrivance, which is used today in this neighbourhood,...