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Arab Ghanja from Zanzibar.

Arab Ghanja from Zanzibar.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


Model. This is a traditional square-sterned wooden dhow extensively used by Arab traders in the Indian Ocean. From the 8th century Zanzibar was a major Arab port on the east coast of Africa, trading in ivory, spices and slaves.

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