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9.21.11 - September 21, 2011 Sacred Landscape: Gobekli Tepe...

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September 21, 2011 Sacred Landscape: Gobekli Tepe Building a Sacred Landscape at Gobekli Tepe Turkey – 12,000 years ago Lion of Gobekli Tepe: Animal depictions carved into megalithic stone columns (rather than painted on cave walls) at the close of the Pleistocene Why doesn’t fit establish models of socal change o Bands small villages large villages serving small ones towns, large villages, and small villages City, town, large and small villages ancient urban center When the last blast of Ice Age ended about 9600 BC, who did people respond to a warmer environment? Hunter-Gatherer SIDE ONE: Farming gives rise to organized religion o More abundant vegetation and wild game leads to: 1. Domestication of plants and animals (Agriculture) 2. Permanent settlement 3. Religion forms o After people began settling in villages and farming, religion arouse to promote social cooperation SIDE TWO: Organized religion gives rise to farming ( becoming more
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course ANTH 123 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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9.21.11 - September 21, 2011 Sacred Landscape: Gobekli Tepe...

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