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Punt Ship of Queen Hatshepsut
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Stern castle with steering oar assembly and lotus flower design sternpost.
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Forecastle with Eye of Horus design on cutwater.

The Punt Ship of Queen Hatshepsut

Year: 1500 BC
Category: Ancient
Vessel Type: Merchant Ship
Scale: 1/8" = 1 foot
Overall Length: 90 feet

"Queen H," as she is known today, ruled Egypt from 1500 B.C. to 1480 B.C..

Peace and domestic tranquility prevailed during her reign. She revived and made famous the great "Voyages to the Land of Punt" - an eastern seaboard country on the east African coast. The ship was all wood and only lightly decorated with the lotus flower on the stern. The 5 black dots beneath the stern castle are decorative but of unknown significance to Egyptologists. See the "Punt Ship of Pharaoh Sahure" in the Warther collection for more information about Punt voyages in the ancient Egyptian world. Round trip voyages to Punt took several years to complete.

Plans, drawings, and information provided by Bjorn Landstrom of Sweden and The Cairo Museum of Egypt.

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Forecastle with Eye of Horus design on cutwater.
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Wooden knee support for mast with hogging truss cable above. Wooden seats were for oarsmen.
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Typical Egyptian masthead of 18th Dynasty

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