World's Oldest Ship Found in Egypt
Remains of World's Oldest Ship Found in Egypt
By Heather Whipps, Special to LiveScience. Excavations at an ancient Egyptian shipyard have unearthed remains of the world's oldest seafaring ships. The 4,000-year-old timbers were found alongside equally ancient cargo boxes, anchors, coils of rope and other naval materials just as old, at what archaeologists are calling a kind of ancient military administration site.