Sunday, November 09, 2008

Gobekli Tepe - Check This Out!

A German archaeologist by the name of Klaus Schmidt has claimed discovery in Turkey of the world's oldest temple. Called Gobekli Tepe, it predates Stonehenge by six thousand years, and Smithsonian magazine writes that "the find upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization:"
Here's a quick read on Huffington Post with some photos, or click the link above for the Smithsonian article.
The columns and carvings were made when humans supposedly had no metal tools. Hmmmm.

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