Yenekapi papers finally coming out!

pebbleworm

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Archaeology takes a long time to put everything together after the fieldwork ends. Diggin for a new subway in Istanbul uncovered a Byzantine harbor chock full of wrecks:
A paper about a well used and abused 7th Century merchantman is on line at:

It's an interesting article, especially how often and for how long the ship was repaired with minimally worked timbers. Without power tools you are going to want to keep shaping to a minimum. And there are lines plans!
 
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