Note: The Probable Sailing Capabilities of Middle Minoan Aegean ships

By Edward and Joyce Gifford, published May 1997

Abstract

Extensive work on evidence from many sources and the reconstruction of sailing characteristics of late Bronze Age sailing craft has resulted in confirmation that such vessels could make reliable direct passages contrary to the prevailing winds.

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Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design

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