Episode 11: Off To Punt We Go

Sahure and the Royal Fleet



 



A new ruler comes to power: Sahure, son of Userkaf.



The new king commissions a magnificent fleet to vist the mysterious land of Punt.



To commemorate the voyage the king decorates his pyramid at Abusir in lavish style.



The organisation of temples gets a look-in.



 





One of the ships of Sahure's great royal fleet, from the Encyclopedia Britannica.