“The Project of The Heritage of Anatolian Seljuk Era” made by Selçuklu Municipality- a member of Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) – under the aegis of Presidency, has been completed.

After the completion of the Project President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received Mayor of Selçuklu Uğur İbrahim Altay at Istanbul Yıldız Palace Mabeyn Mansion and was informed about “The Project of The Heritage of Anatolian Seljuk Era” which was accomplished under the aegis of Presidency. Mayor of Selçuklu Uğur İbrahim Altay thanked to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the support he gave to the Project and he presented 5-volume “The Heritage of Anatolian Seljuk Era” work to the President. After examining the Turkish-English work, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ordered the publication of the work in Turkish-Arabic version. Selçuklu Municipality started the preparations for the publication of Turkish-Arabic version.

A Great 5-Volume Work of 504 Pages for each volume

Within the framework of the Project the Anatolian Seljuk museum pieces inventories, which were kept in each museum separately, were created and transferred to digital platform. For the Project 30 thousand km was traveled; 52 thousand frames and 9-hour video images were taken. Out of these documents a 5-volume work, which is consisted of three architecture and two museum pieces books in 504 pages each, has been created. For the 3 volume architecture part of the work, preparations in 48 cities including their districts have been made and 491 thousand buildings have been examined. In the museums section, 603 pieces from 33 museums have taken place in the two-volume section.

603 pieces from 55 Museums Take Place in the Book

Within the concept of the project in the book named as Museum Pieces, the pieces that can be representatives of different materials in the museums of Turkey, have been brought together in two-volume book. The photos of thousands of pieces from 55 museums in Turkey have been taken; nearly all the museum inventories of the pieces have been gathered in a platform and examined out of them 603 samples have been selected and taken place in the volumes. The pieces in the volumes have been taken from 33 museums. The Project also aims to examine Anatolian Seljuk era pieces in state museums in Turkey.

05.01.2017