Neolithic Orkney

Maeshowe, the Ring of Brodgar, the Standing Stones of Stenness and Skara Brae have now all been designated World Heritage Sites

The finest example of a chambered cairn in Orkney
Chambered Cairns
Tombs dating from the Neolithic - approx 5,000 years ago
Twelfth century Vikings left many runic inscriptions in Maeshowe
Skara Brae
Famous Neolithic village at Bay of Skaill dating from 3rd Millenium BC
Ring of Brodgar
Orkney's dramatic and impressive henge monument
Standing Stones
Stone circle near Maeshowe
Barnhouse Settlement
Neolithic settlement near the Standing Stones of Stenness
Other Standing Stones
The Watchstone, Odinstone and Barnhouse Stone

More archaeology pictures
Orkney, Caithness & Western Isles
Chambered Cairns, Standing Stones, Houses, Brochs, Duns, Castles and more

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