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Bass, G.F. (ed)
1972 A History of Seafaring Based on Underwater Archaeology. Thames and Hudson.

Bingham, H.
1917 “The Earliest Boats on the Nile” Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 4: 255.

Budge, E.A.W.
1967 The Egyptian Book of the Dead (the papyrus of Ani). Dover Publications, Mineola, New York.

Casson, L.
1971 Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World. Princeton Press, Princeton.
1994 Ships and Seafaring in the Ancient Times. The University of Texas Press, Austin.

Champollion, J.
1970 (reprint) Monuments de l’Egypte et de la Nubie. Geneva.

Clarke, S.
1920 “Nile Boats and Other Matters,” Ancient Egypt, pp. 2-9, 40-51.

Creasman, P.P.
2005 The Cairo Dahshur Boats. M.A. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station.
2005 "The Cairo Dashur Boats," INA Quarterly, Vol. 32.1, pp. 15-19.
2006 "The Cairo Dahshur Boats Project: Update," INA Quarterly, Vol. 33.3, pp. 25-26.

Davies, W.V.
1987 Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum VII Tools and Weapons 1 Axes. The British Museum, London.

Davis, D.L.
2001 Navigation in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean. M.A. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station.

de Morgan, J.J.
1895 Fouilles à Dâhchour: Mars-juin 1894. Vienna.

Doyle, N.
1998 Iconography and the Interpretation of Ancient Egyptian Watercraft. M.A. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station.

Edgerton, W.
1923 “Ancient Egyptian Ships and Shipping,” American Journal of Semitic Languages 39, pp. 109-35.

Erman, G.A.
1971 Life in Ancient Egypt. Dover Publications, London.

Goodman, W.L.
1966 History of Woodworking Tools. London.

Gould, S.J.
1982 “The meaning of punctuated equilibrium and its role in validating a hierarchical approach to macroevolution,” Perspectives on Evolution (ed. R. Milkman). Sinauer Press, Sunderland, MA.

Grajetzki, W.
2001 Burial Customs in Ancient Egypt: life in death for rich and poor. Duckworth Co. & Ltd., London.

Griffith, F.L.
1889 The Inscriptions of Siut and Der Rifeh. Trubner and Co., London.
1898 Hieratic Papyri from Kahun and Gurob. Bernard Quaritch, London.

Foster, J.L. and L.P. Brock
1998 The Shipwrecked Sailor: a tale from ancient Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press.

Haldane, C.W.
1984 “A Fourth Dashur Boat,” JEA 71, pp. 174-175.
1984 The Dashur Boats. M.A. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station.
1988 "Boat Timbers from El Lisht: A New Method of Ancient Egyptian Hull Construction. Preliminary Report," Mariners Mirror 74, pp. 141-152.
1992 "The List timbers: A Report on Their Significance," The Pyramid Complex of Senwosret I, D. Arnold. Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, New York.
1993 Ancient Egyptian Hull Construction. PhD. Dissertation, Texas A&M University.

Hawass, Z.
1996 Ancient Egypt. The Supreme Council on Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo.

Hornell, J.
1970 Water Transport (2nd edition). Devon Press, London.

Jones, D.
1990 Glossary of Ancient Egyptian Nautical Titles and Terms. Oxford.
1995 Boats. The University of Texas Press, Austin.

Landström, B.
1970 Ships of the Pharaohs. Garden City, Egypt.

Lucas, A.
1962 Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries (4th edition). London.

Nicolson, I.
1974 Surveying Small Craft. Adlard Coles Ltd., London.

Nour, M.Z., Iskandar, Z.Y., Osman, M.S., and A.Y. Moustafa
1960 The Cheops Boat, part I. Egyptian Government Press, Cairo.

Parkinson, R.B.
2002 Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt: a dark side to perfection. Continuum, London.

Partridge, R.
1996 Transport in Ancient Egypt. Biddles Limited of Gilford, England.

Patch, D.C. and C.W. Haldane.
1990 The Pharaoh’s Boat at the Carnegie. The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh.

Petrie W.M.F.
1916 Tools and Weapons of Egypt. London.
1933 “Egyptian Shipping.” Ancient Egypt, pp.1-14, 65-75.

Pulak, C.M.
2000 “Mortise and Tenon Joints of Bronze Age Seagoing Ships.” Ninth International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology, Venice.

Reisner, G.A.
1913 Models of Ships and Boats. Catalogue General 4798-4976 et 5034-5200. Cairo Museum, Cairo, pp. 83-87.

Sliwa, J.
1975 Studies in Ancient Egyptian Handicraft: Woodworking. Warsaw.

Steffy, J.R.
1994 Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks. Texas A&M
University Press, College Station.

Tooley, A.
1995 Egyptian Models and Scenes. Shire Egyptology Series. Buckinghamshire.

Trigger, B.G.
1993 Early Civilizations; Ancient Egypt in Context. The American University in Cairo Press.

Vinson, S.
1994 Egyptian Ships and Boats. Shire Egyptology Series, Buckinghamshire.
1999 The Nile Boatman at Work. Philipp von Zabern Printing, Germany.

Ward, C. A.
2000 Sacred and Secular: Ancient Egyptian Ships and Boats. Archaeological Institute of America Monographs, No. 5. University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia.

Westerdahl, C.
1994 Crossroads in Ancient Shipbuilding, proceedings of the Sixth ISBSA Roskilde 1991. Oxbow Monograph 40.

Winlock, H.E.
1955 Models of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt from the Tomb of Meket-Re at Thebes. Harvard University Press, Cambridge.

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