Chora Museum opens 7 days a week
Chora Museum opens in 7 days a week till further notice. Museum will be open inbetween 9 am to 7 pm… [more]
Paul Atkins Underwood
Byzantinist and Dumbarton Oaks scholar. Underwood's father was a Presbyterian missionary in Puerto Rico when his son...
A place not to miss in Istanbul: Chora Museum
Many tourists begin to visit Turkey in April, and from then on you can bet that every month throughout… [more]
Thomas Whittemore was a scholar, archaeologist and the founder of the Byzantine Institute of America...
The Christian Past of Istanbul
Chora pre-dates Islam, but is located in an area known for its historic wooden homes and nearby city walls built by the Romans and Byzantines.
Visions of Byzantium
The exhibition, Vaults of Heaven Visions of Byzantium, presents a series of extraordinary ultra-large-scale… [more]
Theodore Metochites and the Chora
Complexity appears more important than monumentality in the architecture of the Kariye...
Thomas Whittemore has been chipping away plaster walls off for 14 years.
.."Boston Archeologist Thomas Whittemore returned home from Istanbul...