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Gobekli Tepe Believed to Document Massive Comet Strike

Amita Vadlamudi

Amita Vadlamudi is a computer systems engineer in the financial services industry. In her spare time, Amita Vadlamudi enjoys researching ancient cultures.

Located in modern Turkey and discovered in 1995 during excavations led by the German archaeologist, Prof. Klaus Schmidt, Gobekli Tepe is now considered to be the world’s oldest temple dating back as far as 9,600 BCE. It threw conventional archaeological wisdom into confusion since it predated any known civilization by thousands of years.

Researchers have been studying the enigmatic carvings on the massive stone pillars ever since, and in April 2017, experts at the University of Edinburgh announced that their conclusion that one of the drawings is an astronomical representation of a comet that hit the earth at about 11,000 BCE.
This comet strike is now believed to have ended the last ice age and brought about a massive rise in sea levels. Author Graham Hancock first proposed this idea in his latest book called, The Magicians of the Gods, though until recently, serious academics dismissed it as fantasy.v

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