Means of Transportation

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In the following details, what seem to be the most common types of transport?   In differentiating between human-powered and animal-powered means, are certain methods of portage reserved for particular types of cargo?   Is there any hierarchy of usage among beasts of burden?


Judging from the image at right, what kinds of preparations were undertaken in order to ready cargo for cart transport?    

What might be the advantages of carrying goods by hand, using over-the-shoulder pole baskets, instead of using animal labor?  



What type of transport system is employed below?  Why is the human element necessary?


Why do you think these boats are moored in this particular spot?


Take a closer look at those on this boat.  Do you think they live on the boat?

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