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Waterwheels Waterwheels
Photo by Raymon Kondos © 2009 Your Egypt

This was first introduced to El-Fayoum by the Ptolemies who carried out agronomic projects in the area. Today, hundreds of waterwheels are functioning in El-Fayoum.

The seven waterwheels of the city center are on display as an evidence of El-Fayoum's vital role throughout Egypt's history. They are now standing as a symbol of El-Fayoum.

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