Göbekli Tepe

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Excavations at Neolithic Göbekli Tepe, southeastern Turkey. Visit us at https://tepetelegrams.wordpress.com

 long porthole stone, discovered in the excavation areas at Göbekli Tepe's northwestern hilltop, in Photo O. Stone, History, Rock, Historia, Rocks, Stones

Ca. 3m long porthole stone, discovered in the excavation areas at Göbekli Tepe's northwestern hilltop, in 2010. Photo O. Dietrich.

Stone Age monoliths at Göbekli Tepe, roughly years old. Old Stone, Stone Age, Archaeology, Civilization, Photography, Image, Temple, Lost, Photograph
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Stone Age monoliths at Göbekli Tepe, roughly 12.000 years old.

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Göbekli Tepe, the site that produced the so far oldest known sacred architecture of mankind. Seen from the south in during my first excavation campaign there, still as an undergraduate, with the late Prof. Stone Age, Archaeology, Mountains, Photography, Travel, Image, German, Turkey, Blog
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The Stone Age site of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey

Göbekli Tepe, the site that produced the so far oldest known sacred architecture of mankind. Seen from the south in 2007, during my first excavation campaign there, still as an undergraduate, with the late Prof. Klaus Schmidt.

The main excavation area at the Neolithic sanctuary of Göbekli Tepe, southeastern Turkey, back in Dolores Park, Travel, Viajes, Trips, Traveling, Tourism, Vacations
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Göbekli Tepe excavations, 2007

The main excavation area at the Neolithic sanctuary of Göbekli Tepe, southeastern Turkey, back in 2007.

One of the carved limestone pillars at Göbekli Tepe archaeological site in Turkey - the world's oldest known megaliths, constructed millennium BCE. years before Stonehenge; predates invention of pottery, writing, metallurgy, and the wheel) [ Stonehenge, Archaeological Site, Environment Design, Carving, Pottery, Architecture, Objects, Turkey, Internet
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Excavation work at one of the central pillars in Enclosure D at Göbeklitepe, 2010.

Documenting Enclosure F in Photo O.

Documenting Enclosure F in 2012. Photo O. Dietrich.

Enclosure C, especially its central pillars, were heavily damaged in prehistory, after the Neolithic period. Prehistory, Period, Prehistoric
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Enclosure C, especially its central pillars, were heavily damaged in prehistory, after the Neolithic period.

Excavation work in Enclosure C at Göbekli Tepe, Just removing the last centimetres of sediment above the enclosure's floor.

Excavation work in Enclosure C at Göbekli Tepe, 2009. Just removing the last centimetres of sediment above the enclosure's floor.

Early morning light over the main excavation area and the "wishing tree" at Göbekli Tepe. Start of an excavation day in spring Photo O. Morning Light, Early Morning, Maine, Sunset, Spring, Outdoor, Sunsets, Outdoors, Outdoor Living

Early morning light over the main excavation area and the "wishing tree" at Göbekli Tepe. Start of an excavation day in spring 2012. Photo O. Dietrich.