Marmaray Yenikapı Shipwrecks Museum in the subway

marmaray in the subway for yenikapi wrecks
marmaray in the subway for yenikapi wrecks

In the opening ceremony of the Marmaray-Metro Rescue Excavations Symposium organized at the Archaeological Museums, Prof. Dr. Ercan Özdemir from Istanbul University Department of Conservation and Restoration of Movable Cultural Heritage. Dr. Sait Basaran, Yenikapı excavations belonging to the Byzantine period during the excavations of the 4 and 11 century 32 wrecks until today, he said.

Başaran stated that the ships were taken under protection in the water tanks and added: ar We will add some chemicals to the tanks and we will make hardwoods which are like sponges. Then we are planning to exhibit shipwrecks at the museum which is planned to be located next to the subway in Yenikapı. Daha Stating that the works created excitement in the world of science, Başaran emphasized that the wall remains that were estimated to belong to the walls of Constantine and the prehistoric finds uncovered at 6.50 meters were very important.

Source: Hürriyet


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