Most Mysterious Archaeological Discoveries In History

12,000 Year Old Gobekli Tepe

10. 12,000 Year Old Gobekli Tepe

The Gobekli Tepe is a 12,000-year-old stone temple site that was found in Turkey in the 1990s. It is the oldest ever temple known to mankind and is truly mind-boggling in its beauty and complexity.

This massive complex revealed human statues, and10-20 feet long obelisks with intricate carvings, that weighed over 40 to 60 tonnes! To know that such a massive and architecturally sophisticated temple was built as far back as 12,000 years ago has turned what historians knew of our history upside down. 
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