Within the scope of Marmaray Metro Project, on the archeological findings uncovered in Yenikapı, the excavations at 8, which were headed by Istanbul Archeology Museums Directorate, have reached the last stage.
During the excavations that brought the history of Istanbul to the pre-8 bin 500 today, the boats, daily objects, maritime materials, footprints, and beliefs were restored and will be presented to the visitors at the museum to be built in Yenikapı.
Zeynep Kızıltan, the head of the Istanbul Archeology Museum and Yenikapı excavation site, told AA correspondent that the archaeological excavations were started by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in order to solve the transportation problems of Istanbul.
Indicating that the sea level in 2004 excavations started on the 3 meter and that it is now running at minus 10 meters, Kızıltan said eks We have completed the 90 of our works in both Marmaray and metro area. We only have one 10 excavation stage in the metro area. However, our workshops continue. This 8 annual process of the Republican, Ottoman, Byzantine and prehistoric period neolithic settlement areas were uncovered.