Photographer's Note

This is a capture from the garden of the famous Archaelogical Museum in İstanbul.
At back you can see part of the first Ottoman palace built in İstanbul -than Constantinople- after the conqueering of İstanbul in the year 1453 by Ottoman ruler Fatih Sultan Mehmet II.
The wooden sailboat in the foreground is a 1/1 replica of a Byzantine boat, found in the year 2000 during the excavations in Yenikapı, at the Northern part of the sea of Marmara.

PS.On WS you can see the boat in full size.

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