Archive Material


Photograph of the Rakičan sweep well

document

Mitja Maučec

in the 1950's or 1960's

paper

The sweep well, or in Prekmurje dialect: “stüdenec na čigo”, is still a feature of the Pannonian plain and Hungary, and in the past it was also of the Prekmurje Region. It is characterized by the "čiga" (pulley), and a boom acting as a hoist on a forked upright piece dug into the ground. At one end a chain is attached on which there is a thin rod made of spruce or chestnut tree, on which hangs a wooden bucket reinforced with hoop. At the other end of the boom there is a wooden block acting as counterweight (kolonc). The last such well can be found in Cankova, Slovenia, built in 2011.

Information on digitization


Name of site
Rakičan
Other settlement names
Battyánfalva, Rakicsán
Length
1 fotografija
Place of origin/discovery
Rakičan
Name of institution or personage holding object; identification number of object
Pokrajinski arhiv Maribor/ Maribori Területi Levéltár Arhivski fond: Zbirka gradiva za Prekmurje, TE 1 SI_PAM/0039/007/00001
Written sources
Koren, V., 1962. Oskrba z vodo in oblike vodnjakov v Prekmurju. V: Slovenski etnograf, letnik 15. Str. 85–100.
File name
PAM_103_B_0001
Resolution
1000 x 1000 dpi
Restrictions on use
Brez omejitev
Date of documentation
2019-07-15
Person documenting
Ksenija Rojht, Gordana Šövegeš Lipovšek

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