(The hill) – Archaeologists say they excavated a nearly 9,000-year-old shrine in the Jordan Desert.
Archaeologists have discovered a remote Neolithic camp on the eastern side of the Jordan Desert, This was reported by the Associated Press.
The shrine contained two large standing stones with carved anthropomorphic figures, as well as a hearth and altar and a miniature model of the convergence of two large stone walls used to catch gazelles.
The find impressed archaeologists because it is ancient but in good condition.
“It’s 9,000 years old, and everything was almost intact,” said Jordanian archaeologist Wael Abu Aziz, co-director of the project.
The world’s oldest temple Gobekli Tepe is 11,000 years old. according to Smithsonian Magazine.
The building in Turkey preceded Stonehenge in England.