Aerial railway in use

Scope and Content

Image of a bag of soil being moved using an 'aerial railway', a system of pulleys for moving debris around excavation sites used during John Garstang's excavations from 1911. It is not clear which site this image was taken at but it is likely to be Sakçagözü, Turkey.


Formerly stored in JG/X/9/5.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative has light scratches and is warped.

Conditions Governing Use

The digital image is copyright of the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

Other images of the excavations at Sakje Geuzi (Sakçagözü, Turkey), can be found in the JG/SG collection.