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Turkish Culture: Yenikapi Byzantine Sunken Ship Project

  • 02/20/2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Breasted Hall, University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th St., Chicago

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Program: Prof. Ufuk Kocabas of Istanbul University will talk about the Yenikapi Byzantine sunken ship project -the largest group of Byzantine shipwrecks ever found emerged from the mud of a now-landfilled harbor on the edge of Istanbul. Excavation for a massive subway station that commenced in 2004 exposed—in what had once been the port of the emperor Theodosius—harbor walls, 34 ships, and successive layers of human habitation, buildings, and other structures, covering a several-thousand-year period from the late Neolithic to the late Ottoman. 


4 p.m. Sharp: Presentation

Reception to follow at the Edgar and Deborah Jannotta Mesopotamian Gallery.


NOTE: DATE AND TIME CHANGE.


TURKISH CULTURE WILL ALSO HAVE A JOINT PROGRAM WITH THE ENGLISH SPEAKING WORLD (ESW) ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH.



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