Oldest recorded man-made place of worship

Just how old is the oldest man-made place of worship and where is it?

Herouni continued to research Karahunj, and, before his
death in 2008 at 75 years of age, he found that some of its
stones were oriented to Deneb, the brightest star in the constellation
of Cygnus (it is a blue-white supergiant star). This
was an intriguing discovery, because the same alignment occurred
at Göbekli Tepe, the earliest manmade place of worship
yet discovered, older even than Karahunj by 40
centuries, and dated to circa 11,500
years before present. Whether this
southeastern Turkish site and the Armenian
location were directly related
somehow, despite their vast separation
in time, or coincidentally shared a common
astronomical alignment, has not
been established.


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