The Floating Basket Homes of Iraq

The floating basket homes of Iraq made of reeds

The floating basket homes of Iraq made of reeds


“It was Iraq’s ‘Garden of Eden'; unique wetlands in southern Iraq where a people known as the Ma’dan, or ‘Arabs of the marsh’, lived in a Mesopotamian Venice, characterised by beautifully elaborate floating houses made entirely of reeds harvested from the open water. Read more from > The Floating Basket Homes of Iraq