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Research: Egypt

Egyptian boat eqyptian boat print

 

Building Min of the Desert

A reconstruction of a pharaonic Egyptian Punt ship, funded by Sombrero & Co., was built between 2 April and 15 October 2008 at Rashid, ancient Rosetta near Alexandria, Egypt, in the Hamdi Lahma & Brothers Shipyard.

 

Sailing Min of the Desert

Sea trials and a 240-km voyage in Min of the Desert took place in December and January 2008/09 near Safaga, Egypt, on the Red Sea.

 

Boatbuilding in Ancient Egypt

From A Philosophy of Shipbuilding (Texas A&M University Press, 2004)