Old Ships of The New Gate

The exhibition hosted by the Rahmi M. Koç Museum was prepared by the cooperation of Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums, Istanbul Archaeological Museums, Istanbul University Faculty of Letters. Alongside with Dr. Ufuk Kocabaş’s consultancy, Evren Türkmenoğlu was the curator of

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Stories from the Hidden Harbor

A human skeleton acquired from the Yenikapı Marmaray excavations, moved the date of Istanbul’s inhabitance 8500 years earlier. Because of Metro and Marmaray projects, artifacts found at excavation areas in Aksaray, Yenikapı, Sirkeci and Üsküdar effected Istanbul’s history greatly. The stories of some of these findings were at the “Stories

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The OLKAS Exhibition

]“From Aegean to the Black Sea Medieval Harbours” photograph exhibition was opened on 5 April 2013 Friday by Istanbul University’s Rector Prof. Dr. Yunus Söylet at Rahmi Koç Museum’s Lengerhane Exhibition Hall which was included in the OLKAS Project run by a partnership of Istanbul University and Cultural Awareness Foundation

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Istanbul 8000 Years Brought to Daylight

Documents belonging to the exhibition which was opened to bring together unearthed movable cultural assets found during archeological excavations and excavations in Üsküdar, Sirkeci and  Yenikapı since 2004, Sultanahmet Old Prison Area since 1997 by Directorate of Istanbul Archaeological Museums within the scope of Istanbul Marmaray and Metro projects with

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Germany Exhibition 2010

“Byzantium: Splendour and Everyday Life” (Byzanz- Pracht und Alltag) Shipwrecks found in Yenikapı Excavations met with culture and art enthusiasts within the exhibition called “Byzantium: Splendour and Everyday Life” (Byzanz- Pracht und Alltag) in the city of Bonn, Germany between the dates of 25 February – 13 June 2010. In

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France Paris Exhibiton 2010

From Byzantium to Istanbul: A Port of Two Continents An exhibition titled “From Byzantium to Istanbul: One Port For Two Continents” opened at the “Grand Palais” from October 9, 2009 until January 25, 2010 within the “Turkey Season in France” with over 400 projects between the dates of  June 1, 

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