Tuesday, 24 August 2010

An overview of Ancient Egyptian boat designs

Ancient Egyptian boats can also be seen depicted in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and they also played an important role in Egyptian religion and mythology.

Archaeologists have not been able to discover numerous actual remnants of boats from the old Kingdom. Even so quite a few remains were unearthed in Abydos and Tarkhan. Probably the best living example of ancient Egyptian boat designs was found in the form of King Khufu’s ship. This ship has been among the prime examples through which historians have been able to find out how the Egyptians created the ships in that period.

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