National Geographic : 1946 Dec
Staff Photographer W.Robert Moore Women Carry Materials as Men Concrete a New Irrigation Canal BetweenHorns and Hama All over the Near East, irrigation brings new life to the deserts. Palestine harnesses Bible rivers. Iraq clears ancient Sumerian canals. Syria continues water projects ini tiated by the French. This channel flows from Bahret Horns, an enlarged artificial reservoir reputed to date from thesecond millennium B.c.(page 745).