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Was Orkney the ceremonial capital of ancient Britain?

Was Orkney the ceremonial capital of ancient Britain?
trefwoorden: Schotland - Orkney - steentijd
Orkney may have been the largest prehistoric settlement or ceremonial site in Britain, new research reveals today.
Archaeologists using the latest techniques to map under the soil discovered the world heritage site covering the Ness of Brodgar in Stenness, was a massive centre of activity in Stone Age times.
Orkney's landscape has largely managed to avoid the rigours of industrialised farming and may yet yield its secrets about the recently-surveyed site, which in terms of scale, puts the likes of Stonehenge, Avebury and Skara Brae in the shade.

Lees verder bij: The Herald (3 november 2003)