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.
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