The first settlements dating to b c e 7000
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It was discovered in the early 1960s by British archaeologist James Mellaart from the University of Istanbul." "From 1961 to 1965, excavations at the site produced a huge number of artifacts and ancient structures including a 10-foot-wide wall painting of the town and two peaks, sometimes referred to as the world’s oldest map." To view map image click here."The dating of the volcanic rock indicated an eruption about 8,900 years ago [6900 BC], which closely overlaps with the time the wall painting was estimated to have been created.
Arabic tell means "mound" -- consecutive layers of habitation built up a mound over time, as is common for ancient settlements in the Middle East and Anatolia.
Catalhoyuk and Hacilar are also considered two of the earliest clay pottery centers.
The existence of pottery is one very important indirect benefits of the sedentary lifestyle created by the ability to produce food year-round and even amass surpluses.
However, it is east of the river, north of the highway and at about the distance it should be west of Hacilar.
Also according to the archaeological notes there should be trenches which seem to be evident in this satellite image.
The following satellite images are of the oldest sites that predate those of Sumeria.
Although some of these tells are called cities they really are hardly that.
It is currently considered the oldest known shrine or temple complex in the world, and the planet's oldest known example of monumental architecture.""Göbekli Tepe - One of the most exciting discoveries in Turkish archeology this century.
It currently stands as the oldest known Megalithic Temple complex in the world (9,000 BC).
The site has numerous intricately carved T-shaped megaliths, covered with exquisite images of birds and animals."2015 - Göbekli Tepe as a satellite view no longer displays the stone temples as it is completely covered over by a protective roof.
However it is well marked being just northeast of Urfa.
What makes it exceptional is that it is pre- Neolithic.