In November of 2004, the Istanbul Archaeological Museums began a series of salvage excavations associated with the Marmaray Rail Project, a multi-billion-dollar expansion of Istanbul’s rail infrastructure (Kızıltan 2010, 1-2). The largest of these excavations‒over 58,000 square meters in area‒occurred in Istanbul’s Yenikapı neighborhood, at the future site of a major interchange station (Gökçay 2007, […]
Recent geomorphological prospection in the Kesik plain west of Troy suggests that there was once a large inlet that stretched from Troy to the Dardanelles. While this would have been a highly desirable location for a land-locked (and now buried) Bronze Age harbor, research has also shown that the ancient coastline itself has not changed because […]
Interim & Final Reports
Including the combined project descriptions and reports of awards given on more than one occasion for the same project.
The combined project descriptions and reports from Dr Elizabeth Greene covering the activities of the Burgaz Harbors Project, Turkey Project descriptions Interim & Final Reports
Deborah Carlson, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University and Harun Özdaş, Marine Science & Technology Institute, Dokuz Eylül University For one month between mid-July and mid-August 2013, a small team of Turkish and American archaeologists conducted a survey of the coastal waters around ancient Troy and the entrance to the Dardanelles. The goals of this […]