Saturday, 7 May 2011

Building a Pharaoh's Ship - Documentary

Ever wondered what one of the ships depicted at Deir el Bahri (Punt reliefs) looked like in real life?
If so,then this documentary (on should prove interesting. A team set out to build a replica of one of Hatshepsut's ships which they intended to actually sail.

Did they succeed? Take a look for yourselves. Should you have issues with the video content they provide a full transcript.

(Aired January 12, 2010 on PBS)


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