Ra-2 papyrus boat in the Atlantic Ocean

Ra-2 papyrus boat in the Atlantic Ocean

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Caption: Ra-2 papyrus boat in the Atlantic Ocean. It was on this boat that Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Atlantic, from Morocco to Barbados, to prove that it was possible for the Egyptians to travel to America 4000 years ago. Photographed in 1970.

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