Department Archive
Collection Byzantine Research Fund
Reference No. BRF/02/02/04/002
Level Item
Place Tokat
Dates ca. 1913
Donor/Creator Munro, Mr John Arthur Ruskin
Hogarth, Mr David George
Scope and Content General view of the town with forts. This is a Hellenic Society photograph. It is numbered in pencil (H.S. 5799) at the back. Further annotation in pencil survives.
Further information Tokat is a province of modern Turkey close to the Black Sea. Noteworthy are the fortifications on the flat top of the hill that dominates Tokat valley. The citable built of polygonal masonry manifests several phases of construction spanning from the Hellenistic to the Justinian and the middle-Byzantine period.