The Yenikapı Byzantine‐Era Shipwrecks, Istanbul, Turkey: a preliminary report and inventory of the 27 wrecks studied by Istanbul University

@article{Kocaba2015TheYB,
  title={The Yenikapı Byzantine‐Era Shipwrecks, Istanbul, Turkey: a preliminary report and inventory of the 27 wrecks studied by Istanbul University},
  author={Ufuk Kocabaş},
  journal={International Journal of Nautical Archaeology},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={5 - 38}
}
  • Ufuk Kocabaş
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • History
  • International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
Salvage excavations conducted in the Yenikapı quarter of the historic peninsula of Istanbul by the Istanbul Archaeological Museums 2004–2013 have brought to light the Theodosian Harbour on the Sea of Marmara. In addition to thousands of archaeological artefacts, a total of 37 shipwrecks dating from the 5th to the 11th centuries AD were uncovered, constituting the biggest collection of medieval ships uncovered at a single excavation site. The present article deals with 27 wrecks in the charge of… 
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