Please click here for Dilmun possibly being Umm Daleimin by Qurnah on the Shatt al Arab River in Iraq

Below, a marsh Arab in Lower mesopotamia uses a punting pole to propel his craft through the reed choked swamps. In antiquity, the 4th-1st millenniums BCE, such craft and means of propulsion were also employed. (cf. p. 50. Micheal Roaf. Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. New York. Facts on File. 1990)
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