Egyptian Seagoing Ships

  title={Egyptian Seagoing Ships},
  author={Raymond Oliver Faulkner},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  pages={3 - 9}
  • R. O. Faulkner
  • Published 1 February 1941
  • History
  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
IT is quite a common assumption among scholars that the Ancient Egyptians were no soldiers and no sailors. With their military achievements I hope to deal at greater length elsewhere, but when the records are studied it seems impossible to maintain the view that they were poor sailors. In Egypt before the coming of the railway the river Nilewas virtually the only channel of communication throughout the country, so that from the earliest times the Egyptians must have been accustomed to the use… 

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