Mankind has a responsibility toward preserving Göbeklitepe’s cultural heritage and must pass it on to future generations, said archaeologist Çiğdem Köksal Schmidt, the wife of German archaeologist Klaus Schmidt, who unearthed the 12,000-year-old Neolithic site in a two-decade excavation works near the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.
Ancient sites illuminate our forebears’ understanding of solstice; Karen Bradbury; Stars And Stripes
As the winter solstice approaches, many ancient sites become a wonderful destination or source of interest.
A Japanese research team is set to take part in an excavation survey for what is believed to be the oldest ruins in the world, it was learned.
Sanliurfa is city of history, archeology and tourism, says mayor…
World heritage in Turkey: Göbeklitepe, the birthplace of human civilizations; Asene Asanova; Daily Sabah
Oldest Temple in the world: Over 11,000 years old Göbekli Tepe in Turkey shows the artistic genius of early humans; Puja Changoiwala; Financial Express
Located fifteen kilometres away from the Turkish city of Sanlıurfa, Göbekli Tepe, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2018, is believed to be a centre of faith and pilgrimage during the Neolithic Age.
Reclaiming our Ancient Heritage: Portasar (Göbekli Tepe); Adriana Tchalian; The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
During Adriana Tchalian’s first visit to Armenia, she expected to find a rugged and muscular terrain, given the steady diet of cliched images she had consumed over the years of one very famous, snow-capped mountain range. What she found instead was a mild and feminine landscape where ribbons of…
At roughly 12,000-years-old, Göbekli Tepe in southeast Turkey is quite possibly the oldest temple in the world and harks back to an era when humans first started to cultivate crops and domesticate animals…