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Zanzibar Dhow (8th century – Oman/Zanzibar)


“DOW” (DAU, DHOW, DHEW…) 16th

Model numbered – delivered with a certificate of authenticity.

• Historically, the Sultanate of Oman has been a very active maritime nation. From the 8th century, an Omani ship reached the china …

• Dhow is the generic name of a number of traditional sailing vessels with one or more masts withlateen sails used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean region. Historians are divided as to whether the dhow was invented by Arabs or Indians. Typically sporting long thin hulls, dhows are trading vessels primarily used to carry heavy items, like fruit, fresh water or merchandise, along the coasts of Eastern Arabia, East Africa,Yemen and coastal South Asia.

Size Scale Finish Working time
51cm 1/75e Rosewood 100 H