The Fayum and Lake M Ris

The Fayum and Lake M Ris This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains

Fayum Ancient History Encyclopedia The Faiyum also given as Fayoum, Fayum, and Faiyum Oasis was a region of ancient Egypt known for its fertility and the abundance of plant and animal life Located miles kilometers south of Memphis modern Cairo , the Faiyum was once an arid desert basin which became a lush oasis when a branch of the Nile River silted up and diverted water to it. Fayum Define Fayum at Dictionary Also called El Faiyum, El Fayum a city in and the capital of this province, SW of Cairo. Fayum mummy portraits Faiyum Ancient Origins Ancient Origins articles related to Faiyum in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. Faiyum Simple English , the free encyclopedia Faiyum Arabic Coptic or or is a city in the Middle of Egypt It is kilometres mi away from Cairo The city is located in the Faiyum Oasis, and it is the capital of Faiyum Governorate. Faiyum Oasis The Faiyum Oasis Arabic Wa et El Fayyum is a depression or basin in the desert immediately to the west of the Nile south of Cairo The extent of the basin area is estimated at between , km mi and km mi .

  • Title: The Fayum and Lake M Ris
  • Author: Robert Hanbury Brown
  • ISBN: 9781358947063
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most imporThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world , and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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    1. I read this book several years ago for a research. It is fascinating and the pictures take you back to the time when the book was published, in 1892. I love old pictures and Ancient Egypt has been in my mind since I was a little kid and first saw the picture of a pyramid. Lake Moeris existed in ancient times and it seems nobody (at the time the book was written, at least) knew where it was located. It is now known as Lake Qarun. The author goes on some speculation citing that tourist of ancient [...]

    2. If you can get this book, do it! It is fantastic. The title is incorrect, though. It is "The Fayum and Lake Moeris."

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