World’s oldest wooden anchor found in Turkish port

The world’s oldest wooden anchor is found buried at an ancient Turkish port in the Aegean Sea. The anchor dates back to the end of 7th century BC.

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3 responses to “World’s oldest wooden anchor found in Turkish port

  1. Hi,

    Found your comment about Tomer in Istanbul. I am thinking of going to Istanbul in December / January, but can’t seem to be able to find a proper contact number (email) for the Tomer school in Istanbul.

    You would not have one by any chance?

    Thanks for your help

    Roxanne

  2. Hi,

    Sure their number is + 90 212 249 16 48-49

    the e-mail they have listed on their site is: istanbul@tomer.ankara.edu.tr

    Also, if you want to get some more info check out their website at: http://www.tomer.ankara.edu.tr/english/html/taksim.htm

  3. Thanks Kelly,

    I thought I had the wrong email, but that is the one I used. No replies…

    I’ll try to phone.

    Thanks a million

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