Skip to comments.Stone Age Temple May Be Birthplace of Civilization
Posted on 11/14/2008 7:46:29 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
It's more than twice as old as the Pyramids, or even the written word. When it was built, saber-toothed tigers and woolly mammoths still roamed, and the Ice Age had just ended.
The elaborate temple at Gobelki Tepe in southeastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, is staggeringly ancient: 11,500 years old, from a time just before humans learned to farm grains and domesticate animals.
According to the German archaeologist in charge of excavations at the site, it might be the birthplace of agriculture, of organized religion of civilization itself.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
So, they have found the Garden of Eden? ;-)
Nah, Eden Is In The East.
No, this German archeology shows that this temple pre-dates the Garden of Eden... in fact, it pre-dates God. Archeology has been a science of lies in some respects. The carbon dating methods make global warming science look respectable.
So, we know where Civilization was born, but no one knows for sure where President Elect Barak Obama was born. What gives?
Great point! Great question! ;-)
Fox worshipers are a new one for me. Do you have any info regarding the fox as having status in any of the world’s many religions?
I don't know how religious she was, but there was a girl I knew in college who was a fox and I'll tell ya, I worshiped her. Status? Yeah, she had status. Pair of 'em, in fact... ;-)
The archaeologist in charge of the dig believes that this artwork has connections with the Eden story. The archaeologist is Klaus Schmidt; the site is called Gobekli Tepe
C'mon, think about it. This story's from Fox News.
“According to the German archaeologist in charge of excavations at the site, it might be the birthplace of agriculture, of organized religion of civilization itself.”
Probably found an inscription that says so, but like old coins, the date is a little hard to make out.
Yes, I read that part, maybe they will change their logo.
The art work is very good for that time frame, there is no question about what is being depicted.
LOL! I didn’t know the Gore family went back that far.
Yawn...the thing was probably built in the 1600s. -smirk
About the same time the Shroud of Turin was forged.
So, Eden was destroyed by Global Warming? ;O)
I remember getting a ping from you about this. It has made Fox News.
That fox looks oddly like Aborigine art.
Well...yes. But, the warming was initiated by a comet impact.
Damned! It looks like my basement.
So, Oppenheimer theorizes that ancient Eden (in Aia) was obliterated flooding -- instantaneous or gradual -- resulting from a comet impact? I recall that Sitchen argues in favor of an ice sheet collapse, causing the inundation of Mesopotania.
I haven’t heard of foxes being the focus of any religion. Coyote, on the other hand...
A news item on Fox inspires Barack 0bama to dispatch his bitterest rivals on a mission to uncover the meaning of the Turkish Monolith -- and dispose of them once and for all...
Alas, all is not well as our Space Odyssey hurtles toward Planet Gore...
Aphrodite was the ultimate fox.
And I'm using Firefox browser. Everything is coming together. Eet's deee foxessssss!!!!
“This story’s from Fox News.”
- hey, the wooden guy can read their lips!
Or we just have the wrong idea when things existed. Pre-dates God? That is a strange idea, since he existed for much longer than our planet has existed.
Scientists want to find out how God did it. Religionists want to tell God how he did it.
Thanks! There have been a few topics about this site, including a recent one which (perhaps foolishly) I didn’t ping. :’)
Gobekli Tepe: The Worldâs First Temple?
( massive carved stones about 11,000 years old )
Smithsonian magazine | November 2008
Andrew Curry Photographs by Berthold Steinhilber
Posted on 11/11/2008 5:08:14 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.
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My point exactly.
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