Building Pharaoh's Ship
Anatomy of the Punt Ship
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Anatomy of the Punt Ship

When researchers set out to create a full-size reconstruction of a pharaonic sailing vessel, as seen in NOVA's "Building Pharaoh's Ship," they had to rediscover some of the basics of New Kingdom engineering. In this interactive, explore different parts of the ship that its recreators dubbed Min of the Desert.—Rachel VanCott

In related features, follow a fabled expedition to Punt and see why Punt's location remains a mystery.

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