The Myth of Mesopotamian Sails

The Development of the Sail in the Archaeological Record This is a diversion for this blog from the stories of lost museum ships and tales fantastical pseudoarchaeology to a topic a little larger in the realm of maritime history and archaeology, the very first sail. The development of the sail as a technology within the … Continue reading The Myth of Mesopotamian Sails

Museum Ships Series I.V: A Tale of Two Ships

A Tale of Two Ships: TheĀ Falls of Clyde and theĀ Peking When I had begun the Museum Ships Series on this blog, the goal was to discuss museum ships that had failed and the reasons for their failure. This post is decidedly much more positive, as it is going to discuss the recent success in the … Continue reading Museum Ships Series I.V: A Tale of Two Ships