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Swift Warrior

Year: 800 BC
Category: Ancient
Vessel Type: Warship
Scale: 1/8" = 1 '
Overall Length: 60 feet

An early Greek warship of dugout construction arranged with one level of oars on an outrigger bar. This early war craft dates to about 800 B.C. when early Greek peoples were just getting to the point where they needed to defend their early city-states. The design on the front has been scrimshawed into the highly polished ivory and is a typical early Greek stylized sunburst. This design would develop on ships to become the "eye" design that later Greek watercraft sported as a bow emblem or design.

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Location and Hours

1775 State Route 39
Sugarcreek, Ohio   44681
(330) 852-6096
Current Hours:
Starting January 3rd for the winter season we we do not advertise open hours because while we are usually open we close at a moment's notice due to weather or due to our display change work within the exhibit which may cause us to be unavailable. Our winter hours are unpredictable but if you have interest in scheduling a private tour please call to arrange one. Our number is 330-852-6096. There is no extra charge for a private tour. Regular admission rates apply. Carver Dave will likely be your tour guide!


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