Hama, Syria. The city is renowned for its 17 norias (waterwheels) used for watering the gardens, which date back to 1100 BC. Though historically used for purpose of irrigation, the norias exist today as an almost entirely aesthetic traditional show. Date: circa 1910s

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Hama, Syria. The city is renowned for its 17 norias (waterwheels) used for watering the gardens, which date back to 1100 BC. Though historically used for purpose of irrigation, the norias exist today as an almost entirely aesthetic traditional show. Date: circa 1910s
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