Lee Clare: Göbekli Tepe – Updates of an Unesco World Heritage

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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.

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Date, Time:17/12/2018, 16:00 h – 17:00 h

Location: HS XVIIb Main Building UoC, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, Cologne

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