by Dr. Lee Clare
German Archaeological Institute, Orient Department, Berlin
Göbekli Tepe is a supraregional cult center of the 10th and 9th century BC and is one of the most important and most discussed sites from the transitional period between hunter-gatherers and settled farmers. Recently this year, Göpekli Tepe has been declared as an Unesco World Heritage. The tell contains several megalithic circle systems, partly with T-pillars, which raised many speculations.
Lee Clare leads the excavations in Göbekli Tepe and reports in his lecture about the new excavations and research in Göbekli Tepe.Read more