Researcher Onar commented on the bones from the Marmaray excavation, "This is not the harbor of Theodisisyus, it is like the harbor of Noah's Ark." Its History Goes Back 8500 Years
The bones found in Marmaray's excavations in Yenikapı shed light on history. With the examination of the bones, it was revealed that the history of Istanbul dates back 8500 years. In addition, interesting findings were obtained about the daily life of the period.
The archaeological excavations that have been going on for 9 years at the construction site of Marmaray in Yenikapı are about to result.
In addition to the ruins of Theodosius Harbor belonging to the Byzantine period, human footprints, houses and tombs emerged. The animal skeletons found in the excavations are at least as extraordinary as the historical monuments.
From the domesticated turtle, to the vultures fed to the feathers, 55 was found to have different species of animals.
“THEODISISY IS NOT THE PORT OF THE SHIP OF THE NUH”
Researcher Vedat Onar, in relation to the ruins in Yenikapı, said, “This is not the port of Theodisisius, it is like the port of Noah's ship.”
ILLUMINATED ISTANBUL'S HISTORY WITH THE MARMARAY PROJECT
And what does the bone finds tell us? Researcher Onar answers the question as follows:
“We see that the history of Istanbul goes back to the 4s, when it was not finished in 5-8500 thousand years. By examining them, we can build the bridge in this time tunnel. Therefore, we try to interpret it by understanding the past. We are trying to tell people what life was like on that day. "
Historical animal skeletons of 55 species will be on display at Istanbul University's Avcılar campus as of April 30. - Risale Agency