WHAT: BYZANTINE SHIPWRECK WHERE: BOZBURUN, TURKEY | EXCAVATION: 1995 DATE OF WRECK: A.D. 880 | ADDITIONAL DATE: BUILT A.D. 874
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Byzantine Empire: Map of the Mediterranean c. A.D. 925 showing the extent of territory controlled by the Byzantine Empire. F. Hocker.
Wreck Site: The 9th-century shipwreck is located off the southwest coast of Turkey near the town of Selimiye. D. Stewart.
Site Grid: Plan of grid squares over site. INA Archives/M.Harpster.
Keel: Drawing of the starboard side of the second fragment of the keel (1:10 scale). M. Harpster.
Site Plan: Site plan with oak floor timbers labeled. M. Harpster.
Planking: Drawing of the re-assembled starboard planking. M. Harpster.
Harpster Dissertation: “A Re-Assembly and Reconstruction of the 9th-Century AD Vessel Wrecked off the Coast of Bozburun, Turkey.” Ph.D. Diss. Texas A&M University, 2005.