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The Tigris Expedition

THOR. HEYERDAHL

The Tigris Expedition

In Search of Our Beginnings

by THOR. HEYERDAHL

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Published by DoubleDay .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7437661M
ISBN 100385173571
ISBN 109780385173575
OCLC/WorldCa7350823

The Tigris Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl. The actual details of the expeditions are chronicled in Heyerdahl's book "The Ra Expeditions" and a documentary film In , Heyerdahl would build yet one more reed boat, this time a large ship named the Tigris which he successfully navigated from Iraq through the Persian Gulf, into the Indian Ocean to Pakistan, and then across to the Red Sea.

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Documentary of the Ra expedition organized by Thor Heyerdahl, which crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a papyrus boat in and Reports of the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific, vol.2 Miscellaneous Papers, edited by Thor Heyerdahl and Edwin N. Ferdon, Jr., pages , Monograph of the School of American Research and the Kon-Tiki Museum, no. 24, part 2 "The Statues of the Oipona Me4ae, with a Comparative Analysis of.


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The Tigris Expedition follows the journey of Thor Heyerdahl and ten other men in and their quest to link the early advanced civilizations of the Middle East - Mesopotamia (Iraq), Egypt, and the Indus Valley (Pakistan).Cited by: 1. Heyerdahl's Tigris Expedition not only shows that it was possible but takes the reader to some of the key sites of international trade thousands of years ago.

Reed vessels were a The Tigris Expedition book form of ocean travel (see Isaiah ,2 - "Ah, land of whirring wings that is beyond the rivers of Cush, which sends ambassadors by the sea, in vessels of papyrus on the waters!")/5.

It sounds fantastic, voyaging down the Tigris, emulating Noah and his ark. The pollution in the gulf sounds disgusting. His experiences in Oman reveal a little about a somewhat closed culture. The marsh Arabs' own communities are fascinating through Heyerdahl's eyes.

These tribes also were studied in Gavin Maxwell books/5(18). Tigris Expedition [Heyerdahl, Thor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tigris Expedition/5(18). Also issued in Spanish.

Follows explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his crew as they sail their bardi reed boat, the Tigris, over routes believed to have been followed by Sumerian traders 5, years ago.

Examines Heyerdahl's motivations for risking his life in the search for knowledge and adventure. The result is a less rousing, less exciting adventure than that of The Tigris Expedition book Kon-Tiki or the two Ra, but a more focused, scientific expedition.

""The ability to navigate to given destinations had become more of a challenge,"" Heyerdahl writes, than the ""drifts"" of the Ra with the winds and the currents. The Tigris expedition: in search of our beginnings | Thor Heyerdahl | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Editions for The Tigris Expedition: In Search of Our Beginnings: (hardcover published in ), (Hardcover), X (Paperback Cited by: 1. The Tigris expedition: in search of our beginnings by Heyerdahl, Thor.

Publication date Topics Heyerdahl, Thor, Tigris (Boat) Publisher New York, NY. New American Library Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by CarriC Pages: And on 3 April the Tigris was engulfed in flames outside the port at Djibouti. In a book on the Tigris expedition was first in Norwegian.

An english edition was published inwith the title The Tigris Expedition: In Search of Our Beginnings. Late in Heyerdahl and an international crew embarked upon the Tigris expedition, a four-month, 4,mile (6,km) voyage in a craft made of reeds.

The expedition began on the Tigris River in Iraq, traveling down the Persian Gulf, across the Arabian Sea to Pakistan, and ending in the Red Sea.

Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; October 6, – Ap ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and ahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition inin which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu : Mungo Park Medal ().

international crew embarked upon the Tigris expedition, a four-month, 4,mile (6,km) voyage in a craft made of reeds. The expedition began on the Tigris River in Iraq, traveling down the Persian Gulf, across the Arabian Sea to Pakistan, and ending in the Red Sea. The goal of the Tigris expedition.

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An account of Heyerdahl's journey on the rivers, oceans, and seas that connected the various centers of ancient Middle Eastern civilization. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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'The Tigris Expedition', by the worldwide bestselling author of 'The Kon-Tiki Expedition', is the true story of an epic voyage, in a boat made from reeds, that took Thor Heyerdahl from the Garden of Eden on the bank of a river that flows from Ararat – where Noah's Ark came to rest – in search of sea routes to the Indian Ocean used by the Sumerians years ago/5(17).

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Thor Heyerdahl.Get this from a library! The Tigris expedition: in search of our beginnings. [Thor Heyerdahl] -- Describes the expedition that retraced the trade routes that may have existed between Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and Egypt a thousand years before Christ.ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Allen and Unwin, Includes index.

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