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Bireme – Model Ship

€6,500.00 €5,800.00

This copy is a representation of the ship “samaina”.  The most famous biremes called “samaina” and were built in Samos in the era of the tyrant Polycrates (538-532 BC), in his effort to make Samos an almighty sea power.

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Product Description

This copy is a representation of the ship “samaina”.  The most famous biremes called “samaina” and were built in Samos in the era of the tyrant Polycrates (538-532 BC), in his effort to make Samos an almighty sea power.

The method that used for its construction was called, “first the shell”. They reinforced the fore post with a plunger, which had the form of a boar .  “Samaina” was a powerful weapon, ramming the enemy ships.

During the ramming , caused great damages to the sides of the enemy ships, sinking them.

Length: 136 cm, Width: 45cm, Height: 58cm

 

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Weight 8.00 kg
Availability

5-6 Months

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