Publications/Aug 31, 2015

The Big Dig in Istanbul

The Big Dig in Istanbul lead image

At Yenikapı, donkey and bear bones were found with unmistakable marks of butchery.

The August 31, 2015, issue of The New Yorker features an article by staff writer Elif Batuman on Istanbul’s Marmaray tunnel project and the Yenikapı excavations. The article touches on the shipwrecks, material culture finds, and osteoarcheology.