The Maritime History Podcast

In this episode we meet the Fourth Dynasty pharaohs, their pyramids, and a magnificent ship buried next to Khufu's Great Pyramid at Giza. From the story of its discovery and restoration, to the intricate construction methods used on the ship, down to the theories about the ship's original purpose, this episode looks at what may be the world's finest surviving example of ancient maritime technology.

Direct download: 006__Khufus_Solar_Ship_or_Sailing_Into_the_Afterlife.mp3
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