Ships of the Pharaohs 4000 years of Egyptian shipbuilding. by Bjo rn Landstro m

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Shipbuilding -- Egypt.,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

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StatementDrawings by the author.
SeriesHis Architectura navalis
LC ClassificationsVM16 .L3413
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14720490M

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In the shadow of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the most skilled shipwrights in all of Egypt are building an enormous vessel that will transport Cheops, the mighty pharaoh. The mysteries of Ancient Egypt, the wonderland of the Pharaohs, have always held the world in awe.

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