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Klaus Schmidt and his team have uncovered many massive carved stones at Göbekli Tepe, which he says are about 11,000 years old.
Better yet, read Edwin's review of this "legitimately fascinating archaeological work [that] is being overshadowed by the sensationalist assertions of a motley crew of cult historians." Edwin hangs out at Skeptical Cubefarm.
Some columns are blank; others have carvings of foxes, lions, spiders, scorpions, snakes, and vultures.
Unlike the animal paintings in caves done by earlier Neolithic peoples, these animals are not the kind you hunt.
In fact, the standing stones were periodically buried, with new stones built on top of or alongside the old ones.
Nobody knows who or why they put the stone circles together and nobody knows who or why they were buried more than a millennium later.