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Porthole stone found in situ in a wall in a deep sounding to the north of Enclosure B (Photo: N. Becker, copyright DAI).

Enclosure B, a short overview

Porthole stone found in situ in a wall in a deep sounding to the north of Enclosure B Göbekli Tepe. (Photo: N.

Göbekli Tepe

Gobekli Tepe is Turkish for "Potbellied Hill" and is located in Turkey. The site is believed to be ritualistic and dates to the millennium BCE of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period. Incredibly well-built, the pillars are inscribed with picture carvings.

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The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

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Mysterious Gobekli Tepe - The world's oldest temple. Carbon dated to just after the last ice age. In Urfa - Turkey - Discovered in 1994 by a Kurdish shepherd

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NEOLITHIC TEMPLE: Göbekli Tepe ("Potbelly Hill") is an early Neolithic sanctuary located at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, northeast of the town of Şanlıurfa (formerly Urfa / Edessa). It includes massive stones carved about 11,000 years ago by people who had not yet developed metal tools or even pottery.

The worlds oldest stone temple, Gobekli Tepe.

ThanksGobekli Tepe: Oldest Monumental Architecture of Planet Predating Stonehenge by years, Turkeys stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization awesome pin

Sanliurfa, Turkey

See 20 photos from 238 visitors to Sanliurfa, Turkey.