Lost Civilisation: Göbekli Tepe

An ancient temple is discovered in the Middle East, it’s thousands of years older than the Egyptian pyramids and it even dates long before the earliest civilisations like the Mesopotamians, the Minoan and the Mayan. It was built when mankind was still in the Stone Age but who built this temple and why?

To solve the mystery, one mantravels back 12,000 years to the end of the last ice age, long before we discovered pottery, writing or the wheel. To put the discovery into perspective one researcher describes the find in the following way:

It’s like discovering the Empire State Building was built by a child out of toy bricks.

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