37 shipwrecked in the Marmaray excavation

37 sunken ships were found in the excavation of Marmaray: 37 sunken ships found in Yenikapı during the archaeological excavations carried out within the scope of Marmaray and metro projects were completed.

During the archaeological excavations carried out within the scope of Istanbul Marmaray and metro projects, 37 sunken ships in Yenikapı were moved from the land. Head of the Department of Protection of Underwater Cultural Ruins, Faculty of Letters, Istanbul University Assoc. Dr. Ufuk Kocabaş stated that the work took about 8 years. Kocabaş emphasized that the structures unearthed during the construction of the Marmaray and metro projects Yenikapı transfer station presented the world's largest Medieval boat collection to Istanbul.

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