The Xebec Mediterranean Ship Model is a fully assembled replica of the merchant ship used for centuries in the Mediterranean Sea. Because of its speed, the Xebec became the vessel of choice for the Barbary pirates who operated primarily from North Africa. This collectible model is completely hand built from a selection of mahogany, western red cedar, and rosewood. Additional features include three masts with intricate rigging, metal cannons around the hull, extended stern, rowboat with oars, detailed metal ornaments, with attached display stand and brass nameplate. Measures approximately Length: 35" Width: 7" Height: 27".