Marmaray excavation is like the harbor of Noah's Ark
The bones found in Marmaray's excavations in Yenikapı shed light on history. With the examination of the bones, it was revealed that the history of Istanbul dates back 8500 years. In addition, interesting findings were obtained about the daily life of the period.
Archaeological excavations on Marmaray's construction site in Yenikapı for about 9 years are about to be completed.
In addition to the ruins of Theodosius Harbor belonging to the Byzantine period, human footprints, houses and tombs emerged. The animal skeletons found in the excavations are at least as interesting as the historical monuments.
VEGETABLE TURTLEBARS, VEGETABLES FOR FEATURES
From the domesticated turtle, to the vultures fed to the feathers, 55 was found to have different species of animals.
“THEODISISY IS NOT THE PORT OF THE SHIP OF THE NUH”
Researcher Vedat Onar commented on the remains in Yenikapı, "This is not the harbor of Theodisisyus, it is like the harbor of Noah's Ark".
A BRIDGE TO THE HISTORY OF ISTANBUL WITH MARMARAY
But what does the bone finds tell us? Onar, researcher, gave this answer:
We see that the history of Istanbul goes back to the 4s, when it was not finished in 5-8500 thousand years. By examining them, we can build the bridge in this time tunnel. Therefore, we try to interpret it by understanding the past. We try to tell people what life was like that day. "
Historical animal skeletons belonging to 55 species will be on display at the Avcılar campus of Istanbul University, starting April 30.
Source : www.trt.net.tr.