A short note on the geo-archeological significance of the ancient Theodosius harbour (Istanbul, Turkey)

Algan O., Yalçın M. N. , Ozdogan M., Yilmaz I. , Sari E., Kirci-Elmas E., et al.

QUATERNARY RESEARCH, cilt.72, ss.457-461, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 72 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.yqres.2009.09.001
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.457-461


The sedimentary sequence discovered at archaeological excavations in ancient Theodosius Harbour at Istanbul contains the records of sea level, environmental changes and the Cultural history of the region The cobbles at the base of the sequence include archaeological remnants of Neolithic Culture that settled in the at ea between 8.4 and 73 (14)C ka BP, and are located at 6 m below the present sea level The sediments representing a coastal environment indicate that the area was used as a harbour from AD 4th to at least the I I ill century and were filled by the sediments derived from Lykos Stream after 11th Century (C) 2009 University of Washington Published by Elsevier Inc All rights reserved