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Roman rigging material from the Red Sea port of Myos Hormos

Whitewright, Julian (2007) Roman rigging material from the Red Sea port of Myos Hormos International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 36, (2), pp. 282-292. (doi:10.1111/j.1095-9270.2007.00150.x).

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Excavation of the Roman port of Myos Hormos on the Egyptian Red Sea coast has revealed both the extent of the Roman harbour and a significant corpus of maritime artefacts. These include a relatively large quantity of rigging material such as brail-rings and sailcloth dating from the late-1st century BC to the middle of the 3rd century AD. These finds are important for our understanding of ancient shipping in the Mediterranean, Red Sea and Indian Ocean regions.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 23 May 2007
Published date: September 2007
Organisations: Archaeology


Local EPrints ID: 204779
ISSN: 1057-2414
PURE UUID: 92f32460-d80f-4bc0-aaff-1a6d02d10e23

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Date deposited: 06 Dec 2011 10:54
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:05

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