Göbekli Tepe with Andrew Collins

Season1 Episode 4: March 2015 📝Gobekli Tepe - estimated to have been built around 9,500 BC. and was buried around 8,000 BC. Huge cave systems beneath the pyramids of Giza plateau which I discovered with colleagues in 2008. I took it to the authority, the Council of Antiquities in Egypt, Dr. Zahi Hawass, and sat down with him. He denied that these cave existed, saying he knows everything and amateurs like us cannot have discoveries, even though I was giving him photographs to show him. Within 6 months he was recording a series called "Chasing Mummies," where he was actually inside those caves saying it's the most incredible experience he'd ever had at Giza. This is massive. This is a whole