Sites & cities that bear the name of Skara Brae

Skara Brae

Today in : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
First trace of activity : 3,180 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 2,500 B.C.E

Description : Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, the largest island in the Orkney archipelago of Scotland. Consisting of eight clustered houses, it was occupied from roughly 3180 BC to about 2500 BC and is Europe's most complete Neolithic village. Skara Brae gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status as one of four sites making up "The Heart of Neolithic Orkney".a Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, it has been called the "Scottish Pompeii" because of its excellent preservation.[1]

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