From the Göbekli Tepe Research Project

Holiday Greetings & a Happy New Year!

Putting down roots

They came to the Hill
Carved into stone,
Hunting with the group –
Or praying alone.

Whose Gods were they?
Sacrificing prey,
Feasting divine.
Sharing their sign.

Reaping those fruits,
Putting down roots.
Planting einkorn.
Our Age was born.


(Text: L. Dietrich, Illustration: J. Notroff)



    Happy Xmas and a Tepe-ific New Year!
    Bob Kerr (Maidstone, Kent)

  2. Anne Marie d' Aillières

    Lovely poem. Merry Xmas
    Anne Marie d’Aillieres (Paris, France)

  3. Cliff Richey

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    Thanks for all your work during the last year.

  4. Sean Matthew

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    Lovely poem, I am very much looking forward to all the latest updates from Gobekli Tepe in 2018.

  5. Suellen

    Merry Winner Solstice
    Thank you for all that you guys do.

  6. Rebecca

    Reblogged this on Lost At Sea.

  7. Benoit Galarneau

    Beautiful. I read it with Iron Maiden Run to the hill melody in mind and it was perfect.

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