Skara Brae

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A late Neolithic (3rd millennium bc) settlement on Mainland in the Orkney Islands, overwhelmed by a sand dune and first uncovered by a storm in the mid 19th century. The settlement consists of a group of one-room stone dwellings with built-in stone shelves, chests, and hearths.

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