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Sailing boats, rafts, and coracles filled the city waterways. This clay model boat from Kish (c. 2500 BC) is very simple, with a symmetrical prow and stern. Real boats of this shape were typically made of reed and palm-tree products.
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Updated on 2004-04-03 · Copyright © The Ashmolean Museum, 2004.