ISSN: 1011-727X
e-ISSN: 2667-5420

Yasemin Tümer Erdem

Keywords: Archeology, Archeological Studies, Museum, Sultanahmet, At Meydanı


Atatürk, in his period considered importance to investigating the documents of culture and museums with contemporary methods. The scientific origins of prehistoric period researched with archaeological studies. Foreign experts materialized many of excavations. One of them is in Sultanahmet which known as "Hipodrom" region. The name of the excavation is "At Meydanı". In July 1926 British Academy wanted permission from "Maarif Vekâleti" for excavating in this region. The application of British Academy is discussed in the Council of Ministres and the request is accepted. This article is aiming to put forth the progress of the excavation and the findings.