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Shipbuilding
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I. Ancient Orient and Egypt

Due to the lack of original finds from most regions of the ancient Orient, little can be said about shipbuilding, except for Egypt. The fact that many Syrians were employed in Egyptian shipyards and that a ship (from around 1300 BC) found at Ulu Burun, Turkey was built in the same technique as Egyptian ships indicates that a uniform shipbuilding technique was used throughout the e…

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Nissen, Hans Jörg (Berlin), Briese, Christoph (Randers) and Konen, Heinrich (Regensburg), “Shipbuilding”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 04 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1103620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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