Fortuitous Discoveries in Istanbul, Turkey

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 25 January 2012
Many of readers might be aware that Turkey has suffered a devastating drought this year. Turkey's bad weather has, however, made an archaeologist's dream. Recently, a long forgotten sea wall has been revealed just outside of Istanbul, in Bathonea. Once a port, complimenting the great nexus of Constantinople, Bathonea's treasures are quickly being uncovered, surprising even the most learned of historians. Please access this article from the New York Times by clicking here.
Posted by James Blake Wiener on January 25, 2012, 19:28.


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