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Gobekli Tepe - World's First Temple?

Gobekli Tepe is an archaeological site in southeastern Turkey, about 12km from the city of Sanliurfa. It’s somewhat off the standard tourist track and, frankly, a bit too close to Syria for comfort right now, but it’s such an extraordinary place, it’s worth pondering and perhaps adding to your list of places to visit in a more peaceful future. 310 more words


Ishtar : Ancient Godesses

So my professor and I had an interesting debate regarding Mesopotamian and Gobekli Tepe Godesses. In his opinion the concept of a goddess who is both creature and human was the worshipers way of literally seeing their goddess. 139 more words

Gobekli Tepe: the temple rewriting history

The stone age temples dug into a hill near Sanliurfa in Turkey are causing a storm. It’s not often we find something that overturns everything we know, but Gobekli Tepe is a genuine mystery. 659 more words


Blogging 101 - Branding ...

Today’s assignment: extend your brand with one of the following: a custom Blavatar, a custom image widget, or a Facebook fan page.

The word “brand”, could be provocative. 523 more words

The Mythic Dreamer of Gobekli Tepe: Introduction to ceiling panel 1 in St Johns Hall Gallery, Barmouth

When I was a student, beginning to take an interest in middle eastern neolithic archaeology, Chatal Huyuk was the big story. John Mellart (University of London) had discovered and begun excavating an incredibly ancient site that could be described as the first neolithic city. 3,061 more words