In 1850 a Scottish farmer on the Orkney Islands makes an unbelievable discovery. As he goes to inspect damage after a powerful storm, he stumbles upon a stoney passageway in a small bay. What’s inside surprises the world.
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This settlement is over 5000 years old and as such it is even older than the pyramids in Egypt! The city was known as Skara Brae. The houses have been well protected thanks to the sand dunes and therefore have remained in good condition. For archeologists this is like hitting the jackpot.