Originally posted by wolfgang59
What about Gobekli Tepi, ???
edit: at least 11,000 years old apparently and according to wiki:
... Through the radiocarbon method, the end of Layer III can be fixed at about
9000 BCE (see above) but it is believed that the elevated location may have
functioned as a spiritual center by 11,000 BCE or even earlier, essentially at
the very end of the Pleistocene.
Again, see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natufian_culture
Radiocarbon dating places the Natufian culture from the terminal Pleistocene to the very beginning of the Holocene, from 12,500 to 9,500 BC.
Some archaeologists place Göbekli Tepe well within the time period and perhaps the same culture, even though Göbekli Tepe is much further north, just over the Turkish border.
The Natufian culture may have had wide influence in the region, with up to 20 sites often cited as belonging to the Natufian culture spread out over the region, extending as far as Turkey and Syria in the north to Jordan and the Sinai in the south. So this is more than just a couple of sites recently found.