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DOI :10.26650/artsanat.2019.11.0015   IUP :10.26650/artsanat.2019.11.0015    Full Text (PDF)

The Anatomy of a Byzantine Vessel: Yenikapı 8 Shipwreck

Işıl Özsait Kocabaş

The shipwreck Yenikapı 8 (YK8) was discovered in Yenikapı, Istanbul, in 2006 during the rescue excavations carried out by Istanbul Archaeological Museums. The shipwreck, which was found within the sediment-filled Theodosian Harbour in the southern side of the excavation area, was dated to the 10th century AD according to the stratigraphic layer. Its remains measure only 5 m long and 2.9 m wide. The shipwreck comprises the keel, nineteen strakes of planking and thirteen floor-timbers. In fact, approximately half of the vessel lies under the sheet pile wall. YK 8 was documented in situ with traditional triangulation measurements and drawings, full-scale clear acetate drawings, photography and photomosaics. Then the hull members were dismantled and moved to the storage tanks at the IU Yenikapı Shipwrecks Research Centre. YK 8 which was studied amongst the flat-floored shipwrecks with planking edge dowels of the Yenikapı Site, was built using a Mediterranean mixed construction technique. The original dimensions of the vessel were estimated at about 12 m in length and 4 m in breadth according to preliminary reconstruction studies. In this article, the excavation, documentation methodology and basic construction features of YK 8 were discussed, along with its structural similarities to other Yenikapı shipwrecks.

DOI :10.26650/artsanat.2019.11.0015   IUP :10.26650/artsanat.2019.11.0015    Full Text (PDF)

Bir Bizans Teknesinin Anatomisi: Yenikapı 8 Batığı

Işıl Özsait Kocabaş

Yenikapı 8 batığı (YK8), İstanbul, Yenikapı’da, İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzeleri tarafından gerçekleştirilen kurtarma kazıları sırasında 2006 yılında keşfedilmiştir. Theodosius Limanı’nın sediment dolgusu içinde, kazı alanının güney tarafında bulunan batık, tabakasına göre MS 10. yüzyıla tarihlendirilmiştir. Batığın korunan uzunluğu 5 m ve genişliği 2,9 m’dir. Omurgası, 19 adet kaplama tahtası, 13 adet döşeği bulunan batığın yaklaşık yarısı palplanş duvarı altında kalmıştır. YK8, kazı alanında, geleneksel üç nokta ölçüm ve çizimleri, birebir ölçekli asetat çizimleri, fotoğraf ve foto-mozaik çekimleriyle in situ olarak belgelenmiştir. Sonrasında batık ahşapları sökülerek, İÜ Yenikapı Batıkları Araştırma Merkezi’ndeki havuzlara taşınmıştır. Yenikapı’nın kenar-kavelalı ve düz dipli tekneler grubu içinde yer alan YK8, Akdeniz karma yapım yöntemi ile inşa edilmiştir. Ön rekonstrüksiyon çalışmalarına göre, teknenin orijinal boyutlarının 12 m uzunlukta ve 4 m genişlikte olduğu hesaplanmıştır. Bu makalede, YK8 batığının kazısı ve belgelenmesinde uygulanan metodoloji ve batığın genel konstrüksiyon özellikleri diğer Yenikapı batıkları ile karşılaştırmalı olarak değerlendirilmiştir. 


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