The Vanishing of Nile Sailing Boats: A Study of Contemporary Traditional Maritime Cultural Material
- 20 Feb 2019 - 20 Feb 2019
- | Bibliotheca Alexandrina
- | Lecture
- | Open For Public
- Languages: English - Arabic
The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina organizes a lecture entitled “The Vanishing of Nile Sailing Boats: A Study of Contemporary Traditional Maritime Cultural Material.” It is delivered by Mr. Ziad Morsy from the Center for Maritime Archaeology at the University of Southampton, UK, on Wednesday, 20 February 2019, at 12:00 pm, in the Auditorium.
The lecture aims at introducing audiences to the different types of Nile sailing boats, as well as their development in the past two centuries through a photo display, accompanied by historical documents from the period concerned.