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Moeris (lake)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R. Müller Wollermann
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Herbert Verreth, R. Talbert, Mark Depauw
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 07, 2020 09:05 PM History
Moeris Lacus (Lake Moeris) was an ancient lake in the northwestern part of the Fayuum Oasis in Egypt; its surviving modern remnant is Birket Qarun.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/736967

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 75 D2 Moeris L.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Birket Qarun


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R. Müller Wollermann, Sean Gillies, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Herbert Verreth, R. Talbert, and Mark Depauw, 'Moeris (lake): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/736967> [accessed: 14 August 2020]

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