Greece, Ancient Greek Technology

Baroulkos or Varoulkos, Heron of Alexandria. Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

The Baroulkos is a weight-lifter in which a succession of gears makes it possible to lift large weights with small effort by turning a crank.

From "Ancient Greek Technology" exhibition at the Evagoras & Kathleen Lanitis Centre in Carob Mill Limassol

Replicas and Reconstruction by Prof . Kostas Kotsanas and his students

Ancient Greek Technology

Ancient Greek Inventions