8,500-year-old footprints rewrite İstanbul's history
A team of archaeologists work at the Yenikapı Marmaray construction site in this 2011 file photo. (Photo: Sunday's Zaman)
April 27, 2014, Sunday/ 04:02:01/ CUMALİ ÖNAL/ ISTANBUL
Archeologists had thought that the history of İstanbul began 2,700 years ago, but 8,500-year-old footprints and graves discovered during excavations along the Marmaray subway route are forcing a rethink of the city's timeline.
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