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Ra-2 papyrus boat, Morocco

Ra-2 papyrus boat, Morocco

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Ra-2 papyrus boat setting off from the Moroccan port of Saffi. 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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