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Model of a Dau la Utango/Lamu Dhow.

Model of a Dau la Utango/Lamu Dhow.
Model of a Dau la Utango/Lamu Dhow.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: B5082
Description: This 'Dau la Utango' is a Lamu version of the Persian Guf 'Shu’i' and is used primarily for coastal fishing and trade. Though smaller then the 'Sumbuq' (or 'Sambuq'), all three bear a strong resemblance to the larger Portuguese caravels of the 16th century.
Creator: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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