Old Fishing Boats Discovered On Ancient Qarun Lake Egypt

Published January 30, 2020

Rumble Known to locals as “The Pond” (El-Birka), the lake’s name may deriven from the horn (qorn) shaped peak on an island in the middle, but Fayoum is believe that it’s named after a character in the Koran, who was swallowed up by the earth as a punishment for being “exultant in his riches”.