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Gobekli Tepe in Turkey. Could be the first human-built holy place. Consists of massive carved stones about 11,000 years old, crafted and arranged by prehistoric people who had not yet developed metal tools or even pottery. The megaliths predate Stonehenge by some 6,000 years. Some are blank, while others are elaborately carved: foxes, lions, scorpions and vultures.
NEOLITHIC TEMPLE: 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.
Göbekli Tepe is an archaeological site at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. Through the radiocarbon method, the end of Layer III can be fixed at c. 9000 BCE but it is believed that the elevated location may have functioned as a spiritual center c. 11,000 BCE or even earlier. Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey.
Gobekli Tepe, Turkey- this site was an anciet launch pad. Compare it to the hangers at Nasa that house rockets. The scientists who excavated it said that crediting men with it's construction would be like 'building an airplaine with an exacto knife'. Men did not do this.