The Headless Megaliths of Gobekli Tepe: The Show Notes
First off, here are some pictures of the site at Gobekli Tepe:
Here’s a picture of the single female figure found at the site (in Layer II):
And here’s the Garden of Megapeens! It’s a Weird Scene, man.
On to our sources!
WorldHistory.org: Gobleki Tepe
AA.org: Conservation, not Excavation, Focus in Gobleki Tepe
BBC.com: an Immense Mystery Older than Stonehenge
The Art Newspaper: Discovery of Turkish 11,400-year-old Village Challenges Ideas of When and Why Humans First Settled Down
National Geographic: World’s Oldest Temple to Be Restored
PLoS One: Cereal Processing at Early Neolithic Gobleki Tepe, Southeastern Turkey
Newsweek: Archaeological Dig Reshaping Human History
Science.org: Modified Human Crania from Gobleki Tepe Give Evidence for a New Form of Neolithic Skull Cult
The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia
Klaus Schmidt: The Stone Age Sanctuaries: New Results of Ongoing Excavations with a Special Focus on Sculptures and High Reliefs
Penn Museum: Cult as a Driving Force of Human History
Tepe Telegrams: the Current Distribution of Sites with T-Shaped Pillars
Tepe Telegraphs: Two Foxes and a Bucranium: the First In Situ Portal Stone from Gobleki Tepe
Oliver Dietrich and Klaus Schmidt: a Radiocarbon Date from the Wall Plaster of Enclosure D at Gobleki Tepe
Damien Athope: Male-Homosexual (Female-Like) / Trans Woman (Female) Seated Figurine from Gobleki Tepe
Astronomy.com: Gobleki Tepe: The World’s First Astronomical Observatory?
Tepe Telegrams: Losing Your Head at Gobleki Tepe
New Scientist: World’s Oldest Temple Built to Worship the Dog Star
ZME Scientist: World’s Oldest Temple Probably Built to Worship the Dog Star
Discover Magazine: Gobleki Tepe: the World’s First Astronomical Observatory?
Smithsonian Magazine: Gobleki Tepe: the World’s First Temple?
Daily Sabah: New Sites Discovered Around Turkey’s Ancient Marvel Gobleki Tepe
Genome Biology: The First Aurochs Genome Reveals the Breeding History of British & European Cattle
The Evolution Institute: Complex Societies Before Agriculture: Gobleki Tepe
Nature: How Ancient People Fell in Love with Beer, Bread and Other Carbs
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