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Göbekli Tepe, a mysterious stone-age mountain sanctuary

Göbekli Tepe is an archeological site where a hilltop sanctuary was discovered in 1964, but that’s only when the hill was excavated in 1995 that archeologists realized the real importance of the site. 76 more words

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Ultimate Concern

For our Thursday class, we began by everyone sitting in a circle on the floor. We stretched out our legs so that our feet touched each other completing the circle. 396 more words

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Massive, 12,000-Year-Old Underground Tunnels Stretch From Scotland To Turkey

There are countless, extremely ancient underground tunnels and chambers that stretch across the European Continent. These massive, 12-000-year-old underground tunnels are the product of ancient man which was far more advanced and knowledgeable than what mainstream scholars are willing to accept. 969 more words

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A celestial meaning? More on Gobekli Tepe

By Sharon St Joan

In his remarkable book, Gobekli Tepe, Genesis of the Gods, Andrew Collins paints a portrayal of the possible cosmic significance of these great mysterious circles of stone pillars, in southeastern Turkey, whose origins go back nearly 12,000 years into the past, to the time of the ending of the last great Ice Age. 889 more words

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Enigmatic pillars and buildings

By Sharon St Joan

In 1963, when archeologists first went to southeastern Turkey to investigate Gobekli Tepe, they found the surrounding hills littered with stone tools, remnants left by ancient hunter-gatherers, just on the verge of transitioning to a new age of pastoralists and farmers. 776 more words

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Ancient architectural wonders: Göbekli Tepe

With this post I will start a series of articles about ancient architectural wonders from the world. In the Architecture section of my blog, I will mix modern architecture with the wonders of old times. 818 more words

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Gobekli Tepe - Part 8

This extract is from ‘Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford’

At some point the stone base has been damaged meaning that two of the birds have lost their heads, but their bodies are preserved.  90 more words

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