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 the exhibition. In the exhibition, lenticular print that shows the reconstruction work of the Harbor of Theodosius, images from the work conducted on the shipwrecks, photomosaics of merchant ships and galeas (war ships) and a short documentary was presented. The opening ceremony which took place on Thursday, 19 April 2012, started with Koç Museum’s Director Ertuğrul Duru’s speech. Exhibition was visited between the dates of 20 April- 16 September 2012.