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Gobekli Tepe -- 6000 years older than Stonehenge

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Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey's stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. Located 35 miles north of Turkey's border with Syria, Gobekli Tepe consists of 20 T-shaped stone towers, carved with drawings of snakes, scorpions, lions, boars, foxes and other animals. The amazing thing about them is they date back to 9,500 BC, 5,500 years before the first cities of Mesopotamia and 7,000 years before the circle of Stonehenge.

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A National Geographic article on Göbekli Tepe was... by E. J. N. on Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 at 9:39:47 PM