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Gobekli Tepe, the oldest temple on earth. Stonehenge was built about 4000 years ago. Egypt's Pyramids started around 4700 years ago. Gobekli Tepe is 12,000 years old! Located in eastern Turkey, not far from the Euphrates.
Göbeklitepe- Urfa, 9600 BC (11.600 years ago) photography: Erdinç Bakla (2012) - Watched History Chanel show on these last night.
Oldest known full size statute of a man at Gobekli Tepe. http://gobekli.net & http://twitter.com/gobeklitepe
Göbeklitepe- Urfa, 9600 BC (11.600 years ago)
Harran was a major ancient city in Upper Mesopotamia Urfa province Turkey . It is famous for its traditional 'beehive' adobe houses, constructed entirely without wood. The design of these makes them cool inside (essential in this part of the world) and is thought to have been unchanged for at least 3,000 years. At the historical site the ruins of the city walls and fortifications are still in place, with one city gate standing, along with some other structures
Göbekli Tepe- Urfa, 9600 BC (11.600 years ago)
The Urfa Man, believed to be eleven thousand years old, is the oldest known life-sized human sculpture. Discovered in the nineteen-nineties in downtown Urfa, Turkey, it now resides in the Sanliurfa Museum.
Gobekli Tepe - is an archaeological site at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, northeast of the town of Şanlıurfa.
The worlds oldest stone temple, Gobekli Tepe.
Göbekli Tepe ("Potbelly Hill") 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 (formerly Urfa / Edessa). It includes massive stones carved about 11,000 years ago by people who had not yet developed metal tools or even pottery.