My 11th article in Ahram Online: Ra II Voyage, Egypt inspired Pre-Colombian Civilizations

This is the story of one of the most incredible voyages in history. In 1970, the legendary Thor Heyerdahl, famous for his Kon-Tiki Expedition, decided to set sail on a reed boat -similar to Ancient Egyptian boats- from Africa to the Americas. Following 57 days of struggling against the Atlantic, the success of his Ra II Expedition proved that contact was possible between the Pharahos and the Pre-Colombian cultures millennia before Columbus discovered America. Here is the full story:
http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/48401.aspx

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