Pliny's Water-Mill


A PHOTOGRAPH of a water-mill which recently reached me from Kashgar in Turkestan is reproduced in Fig. 1. It has taken me two years to secure this photograph; and, so far as I can trace, no illustration of a mill of this peculiar type has hitherto appeared in any British or American publication: though references to such mills will be found in the works of a number of explorers in the Far East.

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VOWLES, H. Pliny's Water-Mill. Nature 127, 889 (1931).

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