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Today, we visited Old Sarum and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England.



Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, Orkney.

This evening, the focus of my blog is one of Scotland’s important prehistoric sites, namely Maeshowe on Orkney.

Orkney is an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland which is home to one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W. Europe. Here can be found impressive domestic and ritual monuments which afford exceptional insights into the society, skills and spiritual beliefs of the people who built them

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Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, England. Built by Neolithic people between 3000 BC and 2400 BC.

This evening, I am posting information on recently published research, based on DNA analysis, which has identified a sudden change in the genetic makeup of indigenous British people.

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