Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month – June 2021

D-DAI-IST-R34535, H. Hauptmann Our photo of the month for June from our archives shows one of the many well-known T-shaped pillars from Göbekli Tepe, an 11.000 year-old site located in Şanlıurfa in south-eastern Turkey. This particular limestone monolith is one of the central pillars from Building D, one of several well preserved monumental structures at […]

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Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month – May 2021

Sébah & Joaillier (about 1900) With our Series of the Monthly Photo, we would like to draw your attention to a book entitled Istanbuler Alltag im 19. Jahrhundert created by Renate Schiele and Wolfgang Müller-Wiener. This publications includes some 100 photographs, selected from our own archives and with added texts, showing scenes of daily life […]

Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month – April 2021

D-DAI-IST-NPN-007-Flora-00004, P. Neve A spring photograph from our archive for the monthly series! Archaeologists who excavated a century or so ago would surely be surprised if they could see today’s excavation techniques and, in particular, how the philosophy behind archaeology has changed. Meanwhile, there are numerous archaeological sciences, one of which is archaeobotany (the study […]

Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month – March 2021

D-DAI-IST-KB29072, F. V. Holbach (1910) Especially in historical archeological photographs, male workers or children often stand next to the archaeological finds like an inanimate object, serving as a scale. In this photo, which we selected for the Photo of the Month Series, a woman poses with all her elegance next to an architectural piece, as […]