Göbekli Tepe

Göbekli Tepe


„Göbekli Tepe“ (Turkish: [ɡøbe̞kli te̞pɛ],[2] "Potbelly Hill"[3]) is an archaeological site at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, approximately 12 km (7 mi) northeast of the city of Şanlıurfa. The tell has a height of 15 m (49 ft) and is about 300 m (984 ft) in diameter.[4] It is approximately 760 m (2,493 ft) above sea level. It was excavated by a German archaeological team under the direction of Klaus Schmidt from 1996 until his death in 2014. (source Wikipedia)


The oldest layer III is also determined in a period of 9550 bc.


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