Egypt 1000 BC
A Nile River Cruise, although, once the sail comes down, the "guests" will be pulling the oars. Even back then already, just as the Vikings did 2000 years later, when the sail is up, no one rows. When it's time to row, often not just the sail comes down, but even the mast.
The ship, sailors, temple, and pyramid, all modelled in Lightwave 3D, imported into Vue 5 Infinite, converted to Vue object format, and then loaded into Vue6i, where the image was rendered.
Doing research on Egypt, I got here, egyptology.com, saw this, and decided to use this image as the model for the sail.
|I found it at the Cairo Univ. It is the best and most current information source on ancient Egypt. http://www.kmtjournal.com/|