Burial Boat at Giza
Burial Boat
The boat was found buried in the sand beneath these stones.
Burial Boat
Burial Boat
A model of the solar boat. Two boats were discovered. One is still buried beneath the site of the museum. The other was rebuilt over several years for this special museum near the pyramid.
Burial Boat
Burial Boat
The actual solar boat after reconstruction. Most pieces were well preserved thanks to the hot, dry air of Egypt.
Burial Boat
Burial Boat
A full-length view of the solar boat.
Burial Boat
Burial Boat
A close-up of the boat's cabin.
Burial Boat
Burial Boat
The museum that houses the solar boat at Giza. The boat was to take the soul of the dead pharaoh to the afterlife.
Burial Boat
Burial Boat
Two solar boats were discovered, one is still buried, on purpose.
Burial Boat