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Astounding Neolithic Site — Göbekli Tepe

Ferrell Jenkins has an extended blog on the untimely death of the excavator of Göblekli Tepe, Klaus Schmidt, at the age of 61.

For those interested, I have posted 17 images of… 289 more words

Archaeology

Göbekli Tepe excavator Klaus Schmidt dead at 61

The Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reports the death of Professor Klaus Schmidt.

Professor Klaus Schmidt, a pioneer of excavations in Göbekli Tepe, known as the “zero point in history” in the eastern Turkish province of Şanlıurfa, died of a heart attack while swimming in Germany at the age of 61.

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Travel

Summer night with dim lights, Urfa [Turkey]

Urfa is a quite big city especially in the southeastern part of Turkey. The main population is mainly Arabic and Kuridsh.

If u have a chance, try to learn bit of Kurdish. 305 more words

Turkey

Gobekli Tepe - documentary by National Geographic

Göbekli Tepe

(Turkish: [ɡøbe̞kli te̞pɛ] “Potbelly Hill”) is an archaeological site at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey… 246 more words

Turkey

[NB] Holy Mother: Bulls, Vultures, Venus

Apparently, I’m all about the library angels these last couple of posts.

While I was picking up a copy of Chesnut’s Devoted to Death for my partner, another book caught my eye. 1,219 more words

Notebook

Gobekeii Tepe

The book I read to research this post was Gobekeii Tepe: Genesis Of The Gods by Andrew Collins which is an excellent book which I bought from kindle. 346 more words

History

Reflections from our Journey through Turkey 

By Jonette Crowley

Since I’ve been to over 70 countries, people always ask me what is my favorite place. My answer: New Zealand for its amazing beauty and Turkey for its culture, history, food, people and climate. 860 more words

Jonette