12,000-year-old circles of limestone pillars each weighing from 10 to 20 metric tons or more have been excavated in Gobekli Tepe, Turkey, about 9 miles (15 km) northeast of Sanliurfa, formerly known as Urfa or Edessa. 280 more words
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Todays work involved excavating the face of this first mythic dreamer. The original drawing had the excavation placed in the head.
Carrying on an idea sketched out some time before when I began thinking about using Gobekli Tepe as the subject for one of these large paintings. 172 more words
The drawing for the first panel has begun.
A board was covered in dark paint – oil paint straight from the tube, spread thinly all around. 503 more words
In addition to the previous list on 10 Mysterious Prehistoric Sites in the British Isles, there hundreds of mysterious locations spanning the entire globe. Some are similar to the ones we’ve mentioned already, featuring stone circles and other megalithic structures—and others are entirely unique. 1,382 more words