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Skara Brae

Skara Brae (skâr´ə brā), Stone Age village, on Mainland in the Orkney Islands, N Scotland. Dating from c.3200 to 2200 BC, the village was preserved under a sand dune until uncovered by a storm in 1851. It contains seven underground chambers furnished with stone dressers, tables, and beds. Skara Brae is considered an outstanding preserved Stone Age village.

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Skara Brae

Skara Brae 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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