Funeral boats carried dead people down river. They were used to carry the dead across the Nile River. The funeral boats were very elaborate.These Egyptian boats were made of either native woods or conifers from Lebanon. Papyrus boats were useful for hunting or crossing short stretches of water, using a paddle or a pole. These boats were made of bundles of bound papyrus reeds, and were lashed together into a long thin hull form in the style of a slight crescent. This lifted the ends out of the water. The bundle was made as wide as possible for stability, and an extra bundle was put on top so that the cargo and crew were kept reasonable dry.
Reed vessels like these of Ancient Egypt are till in use in Peru today. +  grams in weight... + 24 x 16 x 13 cm (9.5" x 6.4" x 5.1 Inches).
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