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Duncan Head

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Nile ship discovery vindicates Herodotos on construction
« on: March 17, 2019, 04:24:14 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/17/nile-shipwreck-herodotus-archaeologists-thonis-heraclion

A shipwreck identified as a baris matches Herodotos' description of its construction.
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Re: Nile ship discovery vindicates Herodotos on construction
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 07:15:26 PM »
Good old Herodotus - and fortunate find!

Thanks, Duncan.
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