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Skara Brae, Scotland  Photograph by KEENPRESS, National Geographic  Visitors peer into the past in the Orkney Islands, where in 1850 a strong storm uncovered the remains of the Skara Brae settlement. Later excavations revealed a complex of stone houses linked by passageways that dates to between 3200 and 2500 B.C. It’s considered the best preserved Neolithic village ever found in northern Europe and is a World Heritage site.

Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae.Stone houses linked by the dates between 3200 and 2500 B.C, this image is consider the best preserved Neolithic village ever found in northern Europe.

Celtic:  The Ring of Brodgar (or Brogar, or Ring o' Brodgar) is a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland. Most henges do not contain stone circles; Brodgar is a striking exception, ranking with Avebury (and, to a lesser extent, Stonehenge) among the greatest of such sites. It is generally thought to have been erected between 2500 BCE and 2000 BCE.

The Ring of Brodgar (or Brogar, or Ring o' Brodgar) is a Neolithic henge and…

SCOTLAND - Skara Brae is a stone Neolithic settlement on the island of Mainland in the Orkneys.   It was inhabited from roughly 3150 to 2500 B.C.  It is the most intact Neolithic settlement in Europe.  The settlement is remarkably advanced for its age, with a sophisticated drainage system connecting to primitive toilets in each dwelling.

Skara Brae is a stone Neolithic settlement on the Orkneys. It was inhabited from roughly 3150 to 2500 B. It is the most intact Neolithic settlement in Europe, gaining it UNESCO World Heritage Site status and the nickname of “Scottish Pompeii”.

Orkney Islands, Scotland, kids would LOVE this place.

Skara Brae, Orkney Islands in northern Scotland, Neolithic Settlement dating to 3180 BC to 2500 BC Such an Ancient Land.

Skara Brae -It consists of eight clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BCE–2500 BCE.

The Skara Brae settlement in Orkney, Orkney has a wealth of archaeology to be seen it's an amazing place.

Tomb of the Eagles - Early people - Scotlands History This Neolithic chambered tomb is situated on a clifftop at Isbister, South Ronaldsay, in the Orkneys.  The grave dates to c 3000 BC and contains the remains of perhaps 300 people buried over a period of 800 years.

Tomb of the Eagles - Early people - Scotlands History This Neolithic chambered…

Knap of Howar, Scotland 3700 BC. It is the oldest pereserved stone house in north west Europe, located on the island of Papa Westray, Scotland

Knap of Howar on the island of Papa Westray in Orkney, Scotland, a Neolithic farmstead may be the oldest preserved stone house in northern Europe, Radiocarbon dating shows that it was occupied from 3700 BC to 2800 BC

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