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This ship is typical of the vessels used during the reign of Pharaoh Sahure over 4400 years ago.  Egypt's expanding interests in trade goods such as ebony, incense such as Myrh and frankincense, gold, copper and other useful metals inspired the Egyptians to build suitable ships for navigation of the  open sea.

This ship is typical of the vessels used during the reign of Pharaoh Sahure over 4400 years ago. Egypt's expanding interests in trade goods such as ebony, incense such as Myrh and frankincense, gold, copper and other useful metals inspired the Egyptians to build suitable ships for navigation of the open sea.

The Abydos boats are a fleet of ships discovered in the sands of Abydos, Egypt. Sea vessels played an important role in ancient Egypt, not only in the everyday life of its people, but also in its reli

The Abydos boats are a fleet of ships discovered in the sands of Abydos, Egypt. Sea vessels played an important role in ancient Egypt, not only in the everyday life of its people, but also in its reli

Miniature Wooden Boat Model with Black Africans inside, Egypt. Egyptians had great craftsmanship

Miniature Wooden Boat Model with Black Africans inside, Egypt. Egyptians had great craftsmanship

6m Egyptian solar boat, approximately 5,000 years old, found in 2012 at Abu Rawash in Egypt.

6m Egyptian solar boat, approximately 5,000 years old, found in 2012 at Abu Rawash in Egypt.

An example of the use of a bipod mast with rigging and sail, taken from the fifth dynasty tomb of Nefer at Saqqara.

An example of the use of a bipod mast with rigging and sail, taken from the fifth dynasty tomb of Nefer at Saqqara.

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