Kauramin

Conservation of Yenikapı 36 is Almost Complete Conservation work of YK 36 which was documented and excavated by Istanbul University Department of Conservation of Marine Archeological Objects, is being completed. After the excavation work was completed in 2010, conservation work has begun in 2012. Conservation process of large portion of

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Freeze Dryer

Turkey’s First Freeze-Dryer to be used in conservation Turkey’s first freeze dryer used for waterlogged organic archaeological artifacts was engaged at Istanbul University Yenikapı Shipwrecks Project Research Center Laboratory. This technique developed using the latest technology for conservation of organic artifacts found at underwater excavations is preferred primarily among the

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Oslo 2013

Turkey – Norway Marine Archaeology Event Turkey – Norway Marine Archaeology Event took place between the dates of 2-5 October 2013 in the capital of Norway, Oslo under auspices of our Honorable Ambassador Şanıvar Olgun. The event started with speeches from Director Espan Waehle and Honorable Şanıvar Olgun and concert

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Osijek 2013

Presentation About The Remains And Conservation Works Of The Sultan Suleyman The Magnificent Bridge Located at Osijec, Croatia Presentation about “The Remains and Conservation Works of the Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent Bridge“ took place at Koç University RCAC Auditorium in 8 October 2013. The presentation was organized by TINA (Türkiye

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WOAM

Yenikapı Shipwrecks attracted experts to Istanbul in the subjects of marine archaeology and conservation More than 120 experts from 29 countries came to Istanbul for the triennial WOAM (Wet Organic Archaeological Materials) Symposium organized by ICOM (International Council of Museums)  within UNESCO. When the Harbour of Theodosius found during the

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Yenikapi 12 Shipwreck is at Marmaray Yenikapi Station

The mysterious underwater journey of Yenikapı 12, that sank in A.D. 9th century at the Harbour of Theodosius, continues on a glass sea at the Yenikapı Station. During the Yenikapı Marmaray excavations, Yenikapı 12 was found with its amphoras and at the opening of Yenikapı Station on 29 October 2013,

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TINA presentation February 2013

A Memory Plaque to Assoc. Prof. Ufuk Kocabaş from TINA Assoc. Prof. Ufuk Kocabaş attended the board meeting of TINA (Türkiye Sualtı Arkeoloji Enstitüsü – The Turkish Foudation of Underwater Archeology) at Vakko Fashion Center as a guest speaker. Head of the Departmant of Conservation of Marine Archaeological Objects and

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ASKAT Marine Archaeology Seminars

ASKAT; Archaeology, Art, Culture and Research Society continues their work in Ankara. The group has 100 members which a considerable part of them have graduated from ODTU (Middle East Technical University). During the “Marine Archaeology” seminars which were made in 8 sessions each for 2 hours in Autumn 2013, subjects

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Old Ships of The New Gate USA Tour 2012

(23 February– 16 March 2012) Assoc. Prof. Ufuk Kocabaş gave 14 lectures to promote Istanbul University Yenikapı Shipwrecks Project at the United States of America with the invitation of American Friends of Turkey (AFOT). “The Old Ships of the New Gate” tour was organized by AFOT Vice President Dr. Elizabeth

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Marine Lab 2012

Turkey’s First Ancient Ship Laboratory is Renovated Turkey’s First Ancient Ship Conservation and Reconstruction Laboratory is opened at Istanbul University Faculty of Letter with the sponsorship of BASF in Turkey in 2007 after renewal and infrastructure development work was complete. Laboratory was opened for service by IU Rector Prof. Yunus

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Ban Ki Mun 2012

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon visited Yenikapı Excavation Site UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was in İstanbul to participate “Alliance of Civilizations Partners Forum”. On the last day of his journey, 2 June,  he visited Yenikapı archaeological excavation site where a Medieval harbor discovered during the construction of Marmaray

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Istanbul and Love

“Istanbul ve Aşk” (Istanbul and Love) a Musical Story of People Who Are in Love with Istanbul “İSTANBUL VE AŞK” (Istanbul and Love) A Musical Story of People Who Are in Love with Istanbul A new musical from Tarık Şerbetçioğlu about Istanbul… This time, in the 2012- 2013 season it

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