The Tigris Expedition: In Search of Our Beginnings
by Heyerdahl, Thor 1914-2002
pub. by Doubleday, NY 1984      isbn 0-385173571 - photos - 349 p.
The Tigris Expedition took place in 1978. It includes the building of a reed boat (shaped raft) in Iraq and the quest to link the early advanced civilizations of the Middle East - Mesopotamia (Iraq), Egypt, and the Indus Valley (Pakistan). They journey into the Persian Gulf, and onward to Pakistan. As a result of political conflict the expedition ended in eastern Africa.
~ 1988 ~

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