Festival of Nile inundation

Arch. Dawoud Khalil Messiha M.S.

Egyptians during ages celebrated annually the inundation of the Nile - its yearly flooding which brought fertility to the land. Festival of Nile inundation was held in, ancient Egypt, Greco Roman times, optic rea, Islamic era, XVII & VII siecles and until modern times at same time of calendar but in different ceremonies and concept. Egyptians used nilometer, a tool to gauge the Nile water level and monitor the inundation which was part of their celbration ceremonies during ages.