Gobekli Tepe - the World's First Temple?
Located in modern Turkey, Göbekli Tepe is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. The discovery...
Totem Statue - Gobekli Tepe
This totem statue was found at the Gobekli Tepe site near Sanliurfa, Turkey. The Gobekli Tepe site is the oldest man-made...
Gobekli Tepe - National Geographic
11,500 year old man-made structures discovered in Turkey at Gobekli Tepe.
Gobekli Tepe Temple
The oldest extant temple in the world, Gobekli Tepe, in southeastern Turkey, dating from 11,500 years ago.
A temple (from the Latin 'templum') is a structure usually built for the purpose of, and always dedicated to, religious...
The plains of Göbekli Tepe
The view from Göbekli Tepe (10,000 BCE) to the north of the site.
The 10,000 BCE temple of Göbekli Tepe, Turkey.
How Global Heritage Fund Saves Cultural Treasures
Since its founding in 2002, Global Heritage Fund has protected, preserved and sustained the most significant and endangered...
Göbekli Tepe: Site
One of the temples found at Göbekli Tepe underneath the newly constructed covering. (approx. 10,000 BCE)
August 2016 Museum Listings
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The Great Sphinx of Giza
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Godin Tepe is, today, an archaeological site in the Kangavar valley of Luristan, in western central Iran. The name means "hill...