Weighted Digging Sticks in Ethiopia

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Author : Sidney R. Waldron

Year : 1987

The weighted digging stick (Fig. 1) is an integral
component of the toolkit employed in agriculture in the
vicinity of the old walled city of Harar, Ethiopia (see note 1)
where it is primarily used as a tilling instrument in soils
unsuitable for the simple Ethiopian plough