New jungles were broken: the Byzantine-era wooden breakers were found to be shattered during the excavations of the Eurasia Tunnel Project.
In the ongoing works in Yenikapı within the scope of the Eurasian Project in Istanbul, the previously unexplored wood knit breakers in the world were found, which was the continuation of Theodosius Harbor at 2006. Hurriyet Newspaper Omer Erbil, according to the news of the Council of the Protection of the expert control of the scientific methods, despite the decision to be removed yesterday with the construction machinery was broken!
In 2006, during the Marmaray metro excavations in Yenikapı, Theodosius Port was discovered and the 36 was removed by submerged archaeological methods. Since then, archaeologists have made scientific debates on the port of the port, but the breakwater was not identified. Within the scope of the Istanbul Bosphorus Tube Tunnel project, during the junction works in Aksaray-Yenikapı, a wall structure was found on the land in wooden form.
Excavations by the Istanbul Archaeological Museum on the wall of the MS 5. It was discovered that it was a breakwater belonging to Theodosius Port, which was thought to have been built in the 16th century. This harbor, which is sheltered against poyraza which is the dominant wind of the Sea of Marmara, was founded at the mouth of Bayrampaşa Creek (Lykos), which was the only stream within the city during the Byzantine period. The port is estimated to be 1500 annually.
In ancient sources, prehistoric period jungle, wooden crates prepared on land filled with mortar and stone is said to be launched into the sea. It is known that this system, which is quite expensive, was built with the support of emperors. However, a single example of this technique has not survived in the world.
For the first time, a breakwater in Yenikapı was found with all the details. However, it was decided to remove the unique cultural assets by the decision of the Istanbul 2 Regeneration Areas Conservation Board. The decision said: mas The wall of the wall made of wooden molded chest wall technique is to be removed by scientific methods provided that the exhibit is removed again, the subject is carried out under the supervision of the expert conservators, the removed woods are placed in the water tanks and pools without going into the process of deterioration, the retained nails are conserved and the walls are preserved. It was decided to take the section of the meter to be protected for exhibition and the remains of the breakwater found in the excavations were processed in the urban design project and forwarded to our organization. met