Sites & cities that bear the name of Ness of Brodgar

Ness of Brodgar

Today in : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
First trace of activity : 3,300 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 2,200 B.C.E

Description : The Ness of Brodgar is an archaeological site covering 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) between the Ring of Brodgar and the Stones of Stenness in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site in Orkney, Scotland. Excavations at the site began in 2003. The site has provided evidence of decorated stone slabs, a stone wall 6 metres (20 ft) thick with foundations, and a large building described as a Neolithic temple.[1] The earliest structures were built between 3,300 and 3,200 BCE, and the site had been closed down and partly dismantled by 2,200 BCE.

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