Debris of Thirty-seven ships were found under water during the Maramay Yenikapi metro’s construction in Istanbul, this finds will help to discover the production’s technology of the ships in the ancient era.
Professor Ufuk Kochabash who works in Istanbul University hopes that all debris of the ships will help to find out production’s technology of the ancient Byzantine ships, but also reconstruct the vessels are as original, reported by balkan-lenta.info.
Due to the first information, some debris were appeared at 5th and 7th centuries ad., there were used lot of pine and cypress, also debris which were appeared at 9th and 11th centuries ad., there were used a lot of oak and chestnut.
Obviously that the Byzantine shipbuilders changed the type of wood for ships from 5th till 11st century ad. Turkish archaeologists discovered a Roman bath, 5400 square meters: it is the third largest discovery in Anatolia.