Part 1: Mysterious 12,000-Year-Old Gobekli Tepe
“What was so important to these early people that they gathered to build (and bury) the stone rings? The gulf that separates us from Gobekli Tepe's builders is almost unimaginable.” - Smithsonian Reporter Andrew Curry [caption id=
Gobekli Tepe: Fantastic New Photos Of 11,000 Year Old Temple Complex, The Oldest Known | Blogging/Citizen Journalism | Before It's News
Gobekli Tepe, the world's oldest known temple, dates back more than 11,000 years and is located near the ancient city of Şanlıurfa. Göbekli Tepe is an early Neolithic sanctuary located at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, northeast of the town of Şanlıurfa
Rune stone, Harg, Uppland, Sweden
Runestone (U 448) at Harg. The inscription says: "Igul and Björn had the stone raised in memory of Torsten, their father". Runsten (U 448) vid Hargs gård. Ristningen säger: "Igul och Björn lät resa stenen efter Torsten sin fader". Parish (socken): Odensala Province (landskap): Uppland Municipality (kommun): Sigtuna County (län): Stockholm Photograph by: Erik Brate Date: 1910-1911 Format: Glass plate negative Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16001000182024 Read more…
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Rune stone, Norra Stutby, Sorunda, Södermanland, Sweden
Runestone (Sö 226) in Norra Stutby, Sorunda. The inscription says: "Björn and Vibjörn and Ramne and Kättilbjörn raised the stone in memory of Gerbjörn, their father". Runsten (Sö 226) i Norra Stutby, Sorunda. Ristningen säger: ”Björn och Vibjörn och Ramne och Kättilbjörn reste stenen efter Gerbjörn, sin fader". Parish (socken): Sorunda Province (landskap): Södermanland Municipality (kommun): Nynäshamn County (län): Stockholm Photograph by: Erik Brate Date: c. 1900 Format: Glass plate…
Brooch. Bronze. Urnes style. Gårdby borg, Gårdby, Öland, Sweden. SHM 7871:171a See also kulturarvsdata.se/shm/object/html/107297
Ancient Scandinavia: Runes
Writing was developed in many different parts of the world. The ancient Scandinavian writing, known as runes, was probably created sometime in the second century C.E. in the Germanic area under the ...