Solar barque Barca Solare di Cheope

Author: Flavio Cocco
Class: C1
Type: Solar barque
Name: Barca Solare di Cheope
Category: Senior
Scale: 1:68
Width: 90 mm
Height: 82 mm

The Solar ship of Khufu is an intact full-size vessel from ancient Egypt. It was built mostly of Lebanon cedar planking in the “shell-first” construction technique. The boat is around 44 m long and 6 m wide with five oars on each side and two more in the stern, with the function of rudders.