Nicholas V. Artamonoff’s photographic campaign in Istanbul coincided with a peak in the archaeological exploration of Byzantine sites throughout the city. This interactive timeline, created using the presentation software Prezi, places Artamonoff’s photography in this context.

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Zoom and drag the canvas to move through the timeline and learn how Artamonoff’s photographic documentation compares to the archaeological work of the many institutions that were studying the Byzantine remains of Istanbul.