Pyramid Graffiti: Boats
Three categories of boats represented in the El-Kurru Pyramid graffiti can be distinguished by the shape of the hull.
- Type 1 is the simplest boat type. The hull is a single curve that recurves sharply to make a stern that continues above the hull (graffito P1).
- Type 2 boats have a simple, curved hull that bends from the prow to a high stern (graffito P3).
- Type 3 boats have a high stern, slightly curved hull, and a bow that is bent upward but at a lower angle than the stern (graffito P9).
Graffiti images may be downloaded under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Please credit the International Kurru Archaeological Project. Images by Suzanne Davis, Janelle Batkin-Hall, and Bruce Williams.