Model of a Phoenician bireme ship

Made:
1845-1964 in Asia
maker:
Unknown

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Model of a Phoenician bireme ship (c.700 BCE). From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.
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Rigged model, scale 1:72, of a Phoenician Bireme c.700 BCE with two tiers of oars on wood stand, unsigned, Asia, 1845-1964

Conjectural whole rigged model of a Phoenician bireme, c. 700 BC. The model is based on details of Assyrian bas-reliefs of about 700 BC.

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Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1964-289
Materials:
cotton (fibre), cotton (textile), paint and wood (unidentified)
type:
warships
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Collins, R J

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