Carved human skull fragments found in world’s oldest temple hint at a morbid cult

Another spectacular find from Göbekli Tepe.

Ancient carvings show comet struck Earth, triggering mini Ice Age

When you can correlate computer models of comets with carvings from 13 millennia ago — that’s got to feel good.

World’s oldest temple probably built to worship the dog star, Sirius

Some 5.000 years separate us from the birth of Ancient Egypt, in 3.100 BC. Add another 5.000 years, and you still haven’t reached the date when Göbekli Tepe was built. The temple (now in southern Turkey) took shape over 11.000 years ago, around the same time Plato’s hypothetical Atlantis goes under, 5 millennia before the world’s first civilization – the