Carlini trireme with 28 oars

Galley showing 28 oars copied by Capt. Carlini from the graffito of the House of Dionysos on Delos Island in 1930-33. If each sketched oar represents 3 levels of one oarsman, then this ship is a trireme with 170 oarsmen (Musée de la Marine, Paris).

Graffiti de Délos

By Arthur DE GRAAUW

I am a retired French/Dutch coastal engineer living in Grenoble (France) and employed by a large French Consulting firm named SOGREAH (now ARTELIA).