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Articles with keyword "sailing"


Riding Ancient Waves

Guided only by stars and the sea, a thousand years ago these explorers created an empire of ocean.

Cantino Planisphere


The Cone of Africa . . . Took Shape in Lisbon

Early Portuguese cartographers traced the coast of the continent with astounding accuracy.

Wedding dress from Bethlehem


Fashion Statements

The caftan-like shape is typical of Palestinian dresses, but the woven stripe pattern, the appliquéd areas on the shoulders, sleeves, and skirt, the densely embroidered chest square, and the color sch