The Solar Ship.
Many precious artefacts have been recovered within Egypt over the years, many ancient Egyptian tombs found intact, untouched for millennia, still containing the valuable items left for their kings, with the intention of their beloved pharaohs use, in their passage to the afterlife.
And with the mountains of gold and glistening jewels which have captured the attention, and the hearts, of those who have explored these ancient archives. Allot of the most astounding relics go largely unnoticed.
The Solar boat could be seen as a particularly good example of this mass overlooking of the most interesting of things.
At the foot of the great pyramid, once beneath several multi ton, precisely placed blocks of limestone, lay the Khufu ship.
A full sized Ancient Egyptian vessel, sealed into a pit over 4000 years ago.
Why is more not heard regarding this astonishing find?
Strongly believed to have been built for Khufu, King Cheops, who was the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.
The ship is now preserved in the Giza Solar boat museum built at the site in 1985, it is completely dedicated to the preservation the boat, possessing state of the art preservation technologies.
Khufu’s ship is one of the oldest, largest, and best-preserved vessels from antiquity.
It measures 44 m long and 6 m wide.
It is also acknowledged as the world’s oldest intact ship, and has been described by all in the now as “a masterpiece of woodcraft” it could sail today if put into water,
However, what is clearly the most amazing fact regarding the solar ship,,, the vessel was never intended to sail on water, the solar boat was built to sail through the air.
Source: Mystery History | YouTube