In ancient Egyptian art, boats are common because they were such an important part of daily life. Often, they are depicted with flat water flowing just under the boat that is filled with a line of fish. This project captures the essence of Egyptian boat art through line and balance, and even includes making a stamp for the printed fish.
ABOUT EGYPTIAN BOATS
Today, there are many types of transportation on the road: cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, etc. In ancient Egypt, the Nile River was the ancient Egyptians’ highway, and there were many types of boats traveling up and down the river. There were fishing boats, cargo ships, funeral boats, war boats and even fancy golden boats used by the Pharaoh.
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