the excavations of Göbekli Tepe


President Erdogan makes an important discovery, inaugurates the excavations of Göbekli Tepe. The site, located in the south-east of the country, dates back to the pre-ceramic Neolithic (9600-8200 BC). Discovered in 1963, it is the oldest known place of worship.

Turkish and German archaeologists began to unearth one of the most important excavations of all time. Together they realized that they were facing an important discovery in history, dating back to religions of several millennia ago. It was so called the excavations of Göbekli Tepe, in south-eastern Turkey, not far from the city of Urfa, it is in fact dated 12,000 years (9600-8200 BC, pre-ceramic Neolithic) The find has been compared much older than Stonehenge and the pyramids