September 4

Blurb – Orkney Island dig reveals early Man not so primitive!

Ness of Brodgar
Ness of Brodgar

Archaeologist have uncovered a 5,000-year-old temple complex in Orkney that suggests that prehistoric people were a great deal more sophisticated than previously thought.

The dig at Ness of Brodgar, which is at it’s infancy, has revealed facts that will have us re-evaluate our understanding of how early humans lived. The complex featured paved walkways, carved stonework, colored facades, even slate roofs at a time when buildings were usually covered with turf, hides, or thatch.

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Posted September 4, 2014 by Richard Keen in category "Blurb", "History

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