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Timbers from solar boat found on Giza Plateau

More timbers from Pharaoh Khufu's second solar boat have been found on the Giza Plateau. The beams were in poor condition and the team had carried out preliminary restoration work in situ before transporting them to the Grand Egyptian Museum where they would be comprehensively restored before being exhibited, Zidan said. Khufu’s

Phase two of Khufu solar boat project set to begin

Phase two of the Khufu solar boat project, which will restore the second of King Khuhu's famous solar ships. Ibrahim told Ahram Online that the team would collect samples of the boat’s wooden beams for analysis on Monday in order to draw up accurate plans for the boat's restoration in a

Khufu’s solar boat removed from tomb

A solar boat designed to carry King Khufu to the afterlife has been removed from its limestone tomb. In 2008, the Japanese team from Waseda University led by archaeologist Sakuji Yoshimura inserted a tiny camera through a hole in the chamber’s limestone ceiling to transmit video images of the boat onto