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Megalithic structures in Turkey and Russia

Megalithic structures in Turkey and Russia

On our planet, archaeologists discovered a huge number of unusual buildings, creators and scientists today virtually unknown. For example, these megaliths are constructions of huge stone blocks, which occur frequently both in Turkey and in southern Russia.

The oldest megalithic structures in the world is a complex of Göbekli Tepe, located in southeastern Turkey. This building was created 9.5 thousand years BC She is 5.5 years older than the first cities of Mesopotamia and 7 thousand years of Stonehenge.

First of Göbekli Tepe were examined in 1963. However, archaeologists have underestimated its value. Only years later the expedition under the direction of Klaus Schmidt dug up a magnificent ancient temple. Unfortunately, the upper part of the temple was destroyed before it was examined by scientists. The fact is that on the hill, in the which is the temple complex, was located in a field of oats. And peasants were removed from the field prevented them bulky stones, not even knowing that they are thousands of years old.

Modern research on the hill are a little more than ten years. Near the circular building of the sanctuary archaeologists have found several smaller buildings, probably for religious purposes.

Although the scientists were released from under the mound is only a part of Göbekli Tepe, it is already clear that the sanctuary possessed an unusually large size. The building was Continue reading

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