Gobekli Tepe
Posted: 28 February 2013 10:49 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Oh boy I love all the surprises out there.
I don’t recall hearing of Gobekli Tepe before today.
So far, I’ve read wiki and am surfing YouTube videos.


Anyone familiar with it?  Any thoughts?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHRVPKKZmA4

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Posted: 01 March 2013 10:11 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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That’s an exciting find! Smithsonian mag. Ran a story on the exploration of the site but it’s too early to tell just what it is they really found. So far only 5% of the site has been explored and that’s a little less than an acre, so jumping in and touting this as the World’s earliest temple site is a bit premature. Already the Internet spin has it being built by ancient aliens and the end of the biblical Eden. As the archeologist in charge of the excavation mentioned,it may take as many as 50 years to completely map the area. until then though, as fantastic as it sounds, it’s still another piece of the Neolithic puzzle.

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Posted: 01 March 2013 10:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Wow, the pictures are amazing!

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