“Largest Neolithic rubbish dump”

Archaeologists working at Ness of Brodgar on Orkney, Scotland have discovered a large, stone chamber, possibly a tomb. One of the mysteries of the site, however, is that it is covered over by a huge midden, or trash dump, dating to the Neolithic period.


Mystery stone structure under Neolithic dump on Orkney

By Steven McKenzie

BBC News

August 22, 2016

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