The Wheel in Ancient America

Title

The Wheel in Ancient America

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

1968

Authors

Pagination

185-197

Volume

9

Issue

2

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Bibliographic Citation

Cheesman, Paul R. "The Wheel in Ancient America", Vol. 9. 1968:185-197.

Abstract

The wheel is a basic mechanical device regarded by most scholars as one indication of a higher civilization. The earliest known use of the wheel is depicted on a limestone relief in Mesopotamia and indicates the use of a cart dating c. 3500 BC. For many years, scientific investigation has failed to produce information supporting the use of the wheel in Ancient America. Lately, however, there have been some artifacts found which are of serious interest to the student in this field, which is further supported by

Wheels

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