TITLE

Ancient Egyptian mariners

AUTHOR(S)
Bianchi, Robert Steven
PUB. DATE
September 1990
SOURCE
Calliope;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Egyptians as pioneers in many aspects of maritime exploration. Start of their mastery of the seas as early as 2000 B.C.; Exploration of the areas beyond the Red Sea; `Tales of the Shipwrecked Sailor,' preserved on papyrus, as a fairy tale about a brave skipper who ventures into unknown waters; Trading expedition launched by Queen Hatshepsut.
ACCESSION #
9601243596

 

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