Nilometer - created by friiskiwi


Nilometer
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Temple of Kom Ombo
The water level in the well was used to determine taxes for the local population.
If the well was dry, no taxes as it indicated a draught. The higher the water the more tax, unless the well was full, which indicated flooding and again no taxes. (5 years and 920 days ago)

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really nice view
I think it should have a medium line for height which indicates the maximum tax
where is it located?

author says:

Egypt, and it's thousands of years old.

(5 years and 918 days ago)


avatar MarcosSanchez

Very Interesting ! This story I didn`t know ...

author says:

Yes, sometimes the story is better than the photo.

(5 years and 917 days ago)


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