Shipwrecked Sailor


Shipwrecked Sailor
   Aliterary tale from the Middle Kingdom known from one manuscript. It describes the adventures of a sailor shipwrecked on a mysterious island where he meets a magical serpent.
   See also Literature.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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