Ship 17: a baris from Thonis-Heracleion [Hardback]

Alexander Belov (Author)

ISBN: 9781905905362 | Published by: Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology | Series: Ships and boats of the Canopic Region in Egypt | Volume: 10 | Year of Publication: 2018 | Language: English 152p, H295 x W208 (mm) 150 b/w illustrations

Ship 17: a baris from Thonis-Heracleion


A study of the construction, structure and identification of Ship 17, a Late Period baris-vessel discovered during underwater excavations at Thonis-Heracleion, a sunken city in Aboukir Bay. Ship 17 is placed within the traditions of naval architecture both in Egypt and the wider Mediterranean.

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"Very accessible and easy to read despite the technicality of the subject, the book testifies to a careful and quality edition. […] a fundamental work that every library, any specialist in naval archaeology and anyone interested in Egyptology must possess."
Patrice Pomey
International Journal of Nautical Archaeology (01/05/2020)

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