Gebel Dakrur at the Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Gebel Dakrur

This is where people come to the area to be relieved of rheumatism complaints.Here, they are buried up to there necks in warm mud, for up to 20 minutes, and the process is often repeated for about three days. The people do claim relief. The mountain also supplies the red bigment used for the local pottery.

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