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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunter-Gatherers says:

“Hunting and gathering was humanity’s first and most successful adaptation, occupying at least 90 percent of human history. Until 12,000 years ago, all humans lived this way.” … 498 more words

Göbekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple

12,000 years ago, long before belief systems, in advance of settlement, earlier than argiculture, there was a sacred place, Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple… 183 more words


The Oldest Temple on Earth! (Updated)

Today I want to share this valuable talk that was recorded on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Gallery in Washington DC. The speaker of the event is Dr. 385 more words

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The Sanctuary: An article about Urfa, Göbekli Tepe, Klaus Schmidt, Neolithic Life and many more...

Yesterday I have come across The Sanctuary by Elif Batuman from The New Yorker magazine. I really enjoyed reading this article which tells about Elif’s visit to Urfa and Göbekli Tepe (where worlds oldest temple is buried) and her interview with the deceased Klaus Schmidt who has directed the Göbekli Tepe excavations for nearly 20 years. 55 more words

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Some details from Gobekli Tepe

I received, with the last post, a copy of Klaus Schmidt’s book on Golbeki Tepe, containing more images of the site than I had seen before. 535 more words


Turkey Part 2 - Urfa to Istanbul

Continued from Turkey Part 1

We didn’t know much about Urfa before arriving, except that it sounded interesting enough to stop and was on our way to another item on our travel bucket list (More in a bit). 2,015 more words

10 Mysterious Prehistoric Sites From Around The World

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.   1,372 more words