World's Oldest Sea Vessels Discovered in Egypt
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
World's Oldest Sea Vessels Discovered in Egypt
World's Oldest Sea Vessels Discovered in Egypt
World's Oldest Sea Vessels Discovered in Egypt

More news from National Geographic on the Ancient Ships discovered in Egypt. Massive wooden planks, ropes, and cargo boxes found in a series of caverns near the Red Sea have been identified as parts of the oldest seafaring ships ever discovered.

More news from National Geographic on the Ancient Ships discovered in Egypt. Massive wooden planks, ropes, and cargo boxes found in a series of caverns near the Red Sea have been identified as parts of the oldest seafaring ships ever discovered.

The find supports evidence that ancient Egyptian mariners set sail on ocean waters as much as 4,000 years ago on voyages that spanned about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) each way.

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