Ship from 10.Century in Yenikapı, İstanbul

Excavation of a century Byzantine shipwreck at Yenikapı, İstanbul.

8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey. Archaeologists from the Istanbul Archaeological Museums excavate shipwreck called YK 14 in April 2007. (Photo courtesy Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University/M. Jones.)

In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey. Archaeologists from the Istanbul Archaeological Museums excavate shipwreck called YK 14 in April (Photo courtesy Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University/M.

Archaeologists from the Istanbul Archaeological Museums work to excavate one of eight byzantine shipwrecks

In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

Shipwreck YK 24 excavation, eight byzantine shipwrecks. Archaeologists from the Istanbul Archaeological Museums work to excavate the shipwreck called YK 24 in July (Photo courtesy Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University/M.

8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey. The shipwreck that researchers call YK 23, shown in its original position, in December 2007. Archaeologists working at a site in Turkey called Yenikapi have unearthed 37 remarkably well-preserved shipwrecks. The shipwrecks date back to the time of the Byzantine Empire, and are found in the port of the ancient city Istanbul, then called Constantinople. [Full story: Byzantine Shipwrecks Shed Light on Shipbuilding History].

In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey. The shipwreck that…

Archaeologists working at a site in Turkey called Yenikapi have unearthed 37 remarkably well-preserved shipwrecks. The shipwrecks date back to the time of the Byzantine Empire, and are found in the port of the ancient city Istanbul, then called Constantinople. Eight of the shipwrecks that date to the fifth to 11th centuries are now described in a new report

In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

The Yenikapı shipwreck called YK 14 was a century merchant ship. 37 ships have been discovered.

Van der Vin’s map of Constantinople.

Van der Vin’s book also contains a rather useful map of Constantinople, which I think worth sharing. In particular it shows the location of the Church of the Holy Apostles. UPDATE: I suppose…

8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey. The galley of the ship called YK 4 was split longitudinally shortly after it was excavated. The ship's bow is in the foreground of this photo, taken in October 2006. (Photo courtesy Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University/M. Jones.)

In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey. The galley of the ship called YK 4 was split longitudinally shortly after it was excavated. The ship's bow is in the foreground of this photo, taken in October 2006. (Photo courtesy Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University/M. Jones.)

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A wooden notebook found in a sunken ship during the Yenikapı excavation

One of the recent findings in the Yenikapı excavations, a wooden notebook is considered by experts as the Byzantine equivalent of the tablet computer

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