Digging Into Scotland's Mysterious, Ancient Past

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Video

Mark Cartwright
by National Geographic
published on 16 February 2016

Scotland's Orkney Islands are so dense with human artifacts that they've been called "the Egypt of the North." At the site of a colossal complex that predates Stonehenge, archaeologists have discovered Neolithic art, pottery, and several carved stones that are extremely rare.

Read more about the finds online in National Geographic magazine:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/neolithic-orkney/smith-text

VIDEOGRAPHY: Jim Richardson and Jim Turner
EDITOR: Hans Weise

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Geographic, N. (2016, February 16). Digging Into Scotland's Mysterious, Ancient Past. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/735/digging-into-scotlands-mysterious-ancient-past/

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Geographic, National. "Digging Into Scotland's Mysterious, Ancient Past." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 16, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/735/digging-into-scotlands-mysterious-ancient-past/.

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Geographic, National. "Digging Into Scotland's Mysterious, Ancient Past." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Feb 2016. Web. 13 Jul 2024.

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