Heavy-wheeled Plow

Europe

ancient plough

The heavy-wheeled plow is developed in Europe toward the end of the sixth century. This new plow can cut through roots, lift soil to one side, and could be pulled by two animals at once. This advance was a major contributor to the agricultural revolution in Medieval Europe.

World Population : 170,060,000

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