Where Was the Land of Punt? The Show Notes

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Here are some documentaries we found useful:

Here’s that image of Queen Ati and King Parahu we talked about:

Here are more sources that helped us write this episode:

National Science Foundation: Mummified baboons reveal likely location of fabled land of Punt, far reach of early Egyptian mariners
The Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor (Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge)
eLife: Looking for the Lost Land of Punt
Science in Poland: Polish Egyptologist discovered… a secretary bird in the Temple of Hatshepsut
Land of Punt: Punt: an ancient civilization rediscovered
F.D.P. Wicker: The Road to Punt. The Geographical Journal, Vol. 164, No. 2 (Jul., 1998), pp. 155-167
Encyclopedia.com: Punt Expeditions
R. K. Sinha: PUNT AND PUNTITES AE DEPICTED IN THE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MONUMENTS. Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, Vol. 44 (1983), pp. 593-598
Tristan Samuels. Undoing the Hottentoting of “the Queen of Punt” A Jamaican Afronography on the Kemetiu Depiction of Ati of Punt. Journal of Black Studies, Volume 52, Issue 1
Dartmouth College: Mummified Baboons Shine New Light on the Lost Land of Punt
eLife: Mummified baboons reveal the far reach of early Egyptian mariners.
Joshua J. Mark. The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor: An Egyptian Epic. World History Encyclopedia

1 Comment on Where Was the Land of Punt? The Show Notes

  1. Hey, stumbled across this podcast and it was great! Definitely want to keep listening. Just want to share a story called “A soothsayer tested”, an older Somali poem. Your story of the shipwreck reminds me of this (especially in its full form).

    Link to a scholars article – https://dornsife.usc.edu/alexander-zholkovsky/bib6

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