Old Ships of The New Gate

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Yenikapı Shipwrecks – Volume 1: The ‘Old Ships’ of the ‘New Gate’ 1

Kocabaş Ufuk (ed.), Yenikapı Shipwrecks – Volume 1: The ‘Old Ships’ of the ‘New Gate’ 1. Ege Publication, Istanbul, 2008. xx + 240 p., Terms, 310 colored pictures, 14 foldable photo-mosaic pic., 11 s/b  foldable shipwreck drawings, 9 s/b detailed drawings of ship members, 1 colored foldable site plan, 5 Maps, English/Turkish bilingual, hardcover.

The world’s biggest medieval shipwreck collection, Yenikapı shipwrecks present unique information about Byzantine Period ship typology, ship building techniques and development, and considered to be the most important project of recent times for scientists that work in this field.