First, the name of the site and the name of the locality are not the same thing. Leave ethnic wrangling out. The two other unfinished pillars lie on the southern Plateau. The animals they ate, though, were all wild animals like gazelle, deer, birds, and aurochs.
We ought to respect that now—twenty-year-old tradition. Klaus Schmidt, a German archaeologist, visited the site and realized immediately that there was something massive hidden underneath that hill. Whereas many of alternate theories that these authors advance deserve to be at least taken into account.
According to, mildly speaking, logic of types like Prohairesius, there was no history before the current day. The argument goes that people wanted to build temples, so they eventually developed agriculture to feed the builders.
Such rituals were conducted in and around the city around 12, years ago.
According to archaeological consensus, hunter-gatherer societies did not have the time and resources to build monumental structures. Anyone else want to step up? We shouldn't be leading the pack with this.
It has been proposed that these settlements were possible because of the extraordinary abundance of the Fertile Crescent during the late Paleolithic. Prohairesius, not even a Wiki editor, whose comment contains nothing remotely applicable to reasonable explanation. Therefore, I think it is relevant to include both Armenian and Kurdish names for the site.
Stone benches designed for sitting are found in the interior. Dare you do that?
Wikimedia CommonsAn intricately sculpted totem pole from Gobekli Tepe. A belated explanation, because I realise the discussion above won't be clear if you're not familiar with Wikipedia's norms.
Efforts to rename it are not going to be adopted by the majority of scholars or anyone else. Any ethnic attachment is inappropriate. Sorry, but I see no point in this.
Why are we here? It seems to be causing confusion and I don't see the encyclopaedic value in presenting uncal dates, so I've gone ahead and removed them from the table.
And you are still pushing Senior Trial Attorney Greenberg as an academic? We see this type of thing portrayal on the walls in 6, B. Here, at least, people seem to have congregated and worked together to build a temple before even making their first farms.
Neither of them meet WP: Perhaps culture came before agriculture. One of these pits has a table-high pin as well as a staircase with five steps. I find this source - not sure if it's an RS or not, which says his ideas have been ignored. There are no ancient names as the archaeology wasn't known.
Neither of them meet WP: BP dates should be around years different than the BCE dates, and the ranges do not match. Armenian and Kurdish, to a current placename.Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple?
Predating Stonehenge by 6, years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. Nov 21, · Gobekli Tepe- The Worlds old Temple over 8, years ago Göbekli Tepe (pronounced [ɟøbekˈli teˈpe]), Turkish for "Potbelly Hill", is an archaeological site in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, Predates Stonehenge, Sumer writing by over 6, years.
Göbekli Tepe is regarded by some as an archaeological discovery of the greatest importance since it could profoundly change the understanding of a crucial stage in the development of human society. Ian Hodder of Stanford University said, "Göbekli Tepe changes everything".
If you look at the site of Gobekli Tepe on Google Maps, it is clear even today that the river Euphrates changed direction some time in the past and that there was a large lake or swamp to the south of the ‘mountain’ called potbelly hill.
Ina geophysical survey was undertaken at Göbekli Tepe with the help of GGH – Solutions in Geoscience GmbH. In a first step, large parts of the tell were subjected to extensive magnetic prospection, and later selected areas were studied using georadar and geoelectric tomography.
Work on the basic infrastructure of a roof to cover the site and help preserve its structures and artefacts has just been completed, ready for the construction of the roof itself.
Gobekli Tepe is a message about the origin of humankind. It is pre-Annunaki and is not a religeous site.Download