John Anthony West & Laird Scranton - Göbekli Tepe
October 12, 2010
Researchers John Anthony West and Laird Scranton discuss Göbekli Tepe, a stone complex in southeastern Turkey that is believed to have been erected in the 10th millennium BC. John and Laird specialize in different aspects of ancient civilizations and share what they believe to be the origins of the site as well as the people behind it, the purpose of the erected stones and the meaning of the carved symbols and animals on the stones. This is a fascinating two-hour program that helps shed light on this mysterious site. Topics Discussed: The Mystery of the Sphinx, Archeology, Evidence of an ancient civilization at Göbekli Tepe, Symbolism, Dogon, Çatalhöyük, Signature Signs, Klaus Schmidt, Cosmology, Fox, Serpent, Hill with a Navel, Hill with a Stupa, Cosmic Reproduction, Primordial Mound, Discovery of the Site, Magic, Ritual, Tempel of Man, Ancient Teachers and more.