A Presentation On The World's Oldest Temple, Göbekli Tepe, By Professor Klaus Schmidt , 09.06.2014
The Culture and Tourism
Counselor’s Office at The Embassy of Turkey in Washington D.C. cordially
invites you and a guest to an extraordinary presentation and discussion on
Göbekli Tepe, the world’s oldest temple located in Turkey.
Göbekli Tepe, the Stone
Age sanctuaries located in Southeastern Turkey, predates Stonehenge by 6,000
years, making it the first human-built holy place. The site in Göbekli Tepe has
become an important archaeological discovery that may change the way we
understand the development of human civilization.
The event will feature Professor
Klaus Schmidt, the world-famous archaeologist and foremost authority on Göbekli
Tepe. Prof. Schmidt is currently an archaeologist in the Orient Department of
the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin.
He has been leading the excavations at Gürcü Tepe and Göbekli Tepe sites
since 1995. Prof. Schmidt will share his first-hand experiences and insights
about this stunning discovery in Şanlıurfa, Turkey.
The lecture will take
place on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the
Embassy. Following the lecture and Q&A, there will be a reception with hors
d’oeuvres starting at 7:30 p.m.
Turkish Embassy, 2525 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Please RSVP by June 13,
2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org, phone:
We look forward to seeing you in this
amazing presentation on Monday, June 16.