The Frameless Boats of the Middle Nile Part I

By James Hornell, published November 1939


This is a very detailed description of the construction of a number of types of frameless boats of the Nile, built since early up to modern times, giving details of materials, methods, designs, hulls, rigging, sails and oars, outriggers, decorations, etc., together with a note of the builders themselves and some illustrations.

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Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft | Shipbuilding & Design

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