Browsing by Author "Algan, Oya"
A short note on the geo-archeological significance of the ancient Theodosius harbour (Istanbul Turkey) Authors:Algan, Oya; Yalçın, M. Namık; Özdoğan, Mehmet; Yılmaz, İsak; Sarı, Erol; Kirci-Elmas, Elmas; Ongan, Demet; Bulkan-Yeşiladalı, Özlem; Yılmaz, Yücel; Karamut, Ismail
Publisher and Date:(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2009)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 ...
Holocene coastal change in the ancient harbor of Yenikapi-Istanbul and its impact on cultural history Authors:Algan, Oya; Yalçın, M. Namık; Özdoğan, Mehmet; Yılmaz, Yücel; Sari, Erol; Kirci-Elmas, Elmas; Yılmaz, Isak; Bulkan, Özlem; Ongan, Demet; Gazioğlu, Cem; Nazik, Atike; Polat, Mehmet Ali; Meriç, Engin
Publisher and Date:(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2011)An extensive rescue excavation has been conducted in the ancient harbor of Istanbul (Yenikapi) by the Sea of Marmara revealing a depositional sequence displaying clear evidence of transgression and coastal progradation during the Holocene. The basal layer of this sequence lies at 6 m below the present sea level and contains remains of a Neolithic settlement known to have been present in the area indicating that the sea level at similar to 8-9 cal ka BP was lower than 6 m below present. Sea level ...