Mystery Type: Site
Mystery Name: Göbekli Tepe
Place Name: Göbekli Tepe
Megalithic stone circles, built around 10 000 BC -are the oldest known artificial constructions of mankind. According to the official history 7000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids. The circle later were covered on purpose with earth and sand. For protection and preserving?
Who built it?, For what purpose has it been built?, When has it been built?, To which other mysteries is it related to?
Proven Facts: Oldest known manmade construction, Covered again on purpose
Age Dating: > 10.000 BC
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This mystery has been reported by Lobcor on 07/26/2016
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From Jahkri on 04/24/2017
A press release from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland states:
“Analysis of symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gȍbekli Tepe in southern Turkey – one of the world’s most important archaeological sites – suggests that a swarm of comet fragments hit Earth around 11,000BC. They ushered in a cold climate that lasted more than 1,000 years.”
The engineers doing research on the event studied carvings of animals on a pillar called the Vulture Stone at Gȍbekli Tepe. They interpreted the carvings as astronomical symbols and tracked their positions to star patterns. The computer software they used dated the swarm of comet fragments to around 11000 BC.
“The dating from the carvings agrees well with timing derived from an ice core from Greenland, which pinpoints the event – probably resulting from the break-up of a giant comet in the inner solar system – to 10,890BC .” [ via University of Edinburgh press release]
Links: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/04/21/ancient-stone-carvings-confirm-comet-struck-earth-10950bc-wiping/, http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/was-comet-swarm-memorialized-obelisk-prehistoric-g-bekli-tepe-007955
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